Hotel Darussaade Istanbul
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... pristine white of the ship's hull.
We caught our bus up to Gallipoli, it was a short bus ride, then on to a ferry and another short bus
ride to the Gallipoli peninsular. We looked at the Aussie, NZ and Turkish sites, very moving. The UK people on the bus were somewhat put out by the fact that we didn’t visit the UK site.
Then we were driven back to our ship for the final cruise to Istanbul. They promised us a take off under full sail. ...
... at interpreting Ancient Greek musical notation. We do know from some of the writings of the Greeks that theater was based on modal musical structures. These modes corresponded to the Greek concept of "ethos," or the emotional effect that a particular mode was designed to have on the listener. In order for a Greek play to function properly, the ethos of the mode had to be consistent with the content of the work. ...
... a ferry to Greece we found the correct port and took the ferry across the short distance to Asia! (We got to see a lot of backstreets that no other tourist see though! Lol) We spent the day wandering around sipping tea and eating turkish delights, exploring all the small random shops. It was far less touristy and a lot more local hustle and bustle and it was cheaper than the European side, we preferred it straight away! Narrow streets filled with cafes, bars, kebabs etc were ...
... 50 miles long) hike, through 5 distinct climatic zones, with spectacular views and scenery along the way. However, it is nearly 20,000 feet high, and the impact on the body from several days at high altitude can be challenging. You never know how your body will respond to the stress of altitude, some people do great, and others, even if very fit, suffer debilitating effects (pulmonary edema, cerebral edema, etc) and need to ...
... that specialize in local fish dinners. Mehmet led us to where we all tried the local seafood. For example a white fish called Marvel. As usual, very tasty. After lunch we walked over to the dock for our boat tour of the Bosphorus. This is the trip we have been waiting for. This trip had originally been planned for our first day in country but had to be cancelled because our flight was late. So we have been waiting for 8 days to get ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking