Hotel Valide Sultan Konagi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... refer to as tapioca palace since I couldn't remember the name). We spent the better part of the day going through all of these and the it was all quite stunning, particularly the mosques. To cap the first night off, we actually engaged in our first Turkish bath experience. For those of you who do not know what a Turkish bath is, well, it is quite the experience. The first part of the bath is you effectively taking a shower with a bowl ...
... wanted to empty my backpack of clothes and load it up with the delicacies. Peri, you should run a foodie tour! We spent a couple of hours in a cafe (best coffee in Istanbul) above a small square, looking at the people below and solving the worlds problems. We talked as if we had never left that dorm room in Mills two decades ago. The conversation flowed just as it did back when we were girls, but now resonated with ...
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The other passengers went on to Troy. I ended up sitting with them at lunch, and I have to say I'm slightly envious of their situation. They're a family from Chile taking a sabbatical in Switzerland for a year, with their daughters attending school there. They're visiting different places in Europe throughout their stay. That's a pretty sweet life. They've visited New Zealand before and had nothing but nice things to ...
Tue 16th: Breakfast chat with Adi, an Architecture student from Kosovo. (We had a mini false alarm when I noticed someone hide a black package in bushes right near us) Took some lovely photos at the Hagia Sophia. One of my Istanbul highlights was a Turkish bath and massage at ...
... of the many guided tours to pick up snippets of info along the way.
Steve went shopping, again. Mandy enjoys places and things whereas Steve enjoys people so Steve loves the hustle and bustle of the markets and watching the interaction between the hawkers and the browsers. And, after being whisked around as a child from garage sale to garage sale by his bargain hunter father, he also loves a good deal. So, three more Tommy Hilfiger polo shirts for the grand total of ...