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So we finally arrived to our last destination in Turkey. Istanbul is quite unique by being situated literally across two continents (the bosphorus river divides it in two). Most of the sites happen to be on the European side and that is where we actually spent most of our time.
The first day we spent a lot of time visiting the major sites of the city, which include the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace (which ...
... Peri again in Kadıköy. As soon as I got off the boat, Peri said she was ready to dance! Me too! It was only 2:30 thought, so we went to the BEST RESTAURANT EVER. You guys, I am not kidding about this. Ciya Sofrasi is a world famous eatery specializing in Turkish cuisine from remote parts of the country. My lord, I wish I could remember the amazing dishes we had in tiny silver bowls. This was the kind of ...
... I picked up on time, but the tour guide personally walked me to the bus when it was unable to come down the narrow street I'm staying on. That, people, is service. There were only seven on the bus ride down, and only four of us went to Gallipoli. At the site the tour guide gave us a brief explanation before letting us wander and reflect on our own, which I have to give him credit for. Nothing is worse than an overbearing tour guide who tries to give ...
... some spiel about Mohammed's final words which included my two strongest Islamic no-nos: that Islam is the ONLY religion and that women should not have any friends that are not approved by their husbands, I was feeling a bit ****** about having to choose either going inside and surrendering to wearing a scarf over ...
... still be here for the millions of tourists to marvel at now.
Mandy had planned on being in and out in 15 minutes, take a few snaps, but instead managed to kill over two hours wandering about with her jaw around the floor. The first floor galleries are also accessible for viewing some of the ancient mosaics and had wonderful overviews of the floor below. Every feature, doorway, engraving, piece of marble and column has its own story. Mandy didn't have a guide but eavesdropped ...