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... we couldn't see where it had gone. Eventually the sun went behind a cloud and we decide to move indoors.
After tea Les started to catch up on the blog and his photos.
At around 4.00am I woke up, I could here voices outside, I am beginning to doubt the security system! It didn't ever stir, the Security Guard didn't stir either, fortunately who ever was about went on their way after half an hour or so.
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... all the main historical sites, all of which were in walking distance. Had lunch nearby the hotel and then slowly walked through the streets to the travel agent we had been recommended to fill in the remaining parts of the Turkey visit. Back to the hotel for a breather and then out again to meet up with some friends from Wellington who are also over in Istanbul on holiday. Went out to dinner at ...
... heading out for the day, we fortunately checked online and learned that Turkey had opted to postpone its observation of Daylight Saving Time by one day due to the local elections. Very confusing. Even more confusing, when we arrived at our first itinerary stop of the day, Topkapi Palace, everything remained closed at 9 a.m., although the posted hours clearly stated it opened at 9 a.m. Hundreds of tourists queued in line waiting for the ticket office to open, or ...
... meter is the same as in the Dave Brubeck piece (2 2 2 3). It is a well-known folk song, and it has even been used in recent years by those protesting the Turkish government (with new words). We are very grateful to Professor Mine Eren for helping us with Turkish pronunciation and for teaching us much about Turkish music and culture. Üsküdar - Turkish/Greek Folk song, arr. Barbara Sletto and Chris Ryder Like many Mediterranean folk songs, the origin of this song is ...
... a small towel wrapped around our bodies. The idea is to lay on the heated marble and sweat. We certainly did sweat! Along the sides of the room were marble bowls with taps above them. Next to them were buckets which you could fill with cold water and splash over yourself when you got too hot. After sweating in the marble room for about 30 minutes, a lady came and took us into a smaller room with two marble beds. We had ...