Hotel Darussaade Istanbul
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
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... 10 he dropped us off underneath the square "just go up there and go left." We walked up a few flights of stairs and found ourselves in the middle of the famous square with no bus station in sight. A helpful man pointed us in the right direction and 10 minutes later we discovered the special airport bus. By 4:30 we were on the bus. "How long will this take?" We asked. "2 hours. When is your flight? 7:15? Domestic? No problem." For the next 30 minutes we never ...
... the bells, and pointy shoes. While I'm on request, we never had to deal with Turkish Immigration, so Mr. Miller your friend Ahmed is probably envoy to the U.N. by now. However, I did see your photo posted at port security. Anyway, the Cistern was awesome. Anybody that has seen the James Bond movie "From Russia With Love" will recognize it. We finally make it back to the ship after a very long day for dinner, a shower, and just getting our shoes ...
... and finally found how to cross the road so we could walk over on the Galata Bridge and then up this very steep hill. After about 20 minutes we stopped a young woman who told us that is was still very far away. We spotted a trolley car and purchased tickets and got on. It was fun to be on it and watch all the people and see the shops and restaurants along this famous road while sitting instead of trekking up this ...
... of which I was propositioned by some pretty poor ladyboys. I scurried on and things became worse still as the bars gave way to deserted streets where periodically dubious looking youths sat on steps. I quickened my pace and reached the bottom of the hill which again had no river. Time to ask again. This time I opted for a petrol station and another non-English speaker who had no clue what I was asking until I pointed at the river on the map. At this he nodded ...
... as well as night clubs, trendy suburbs,ancient mosques and the Rumeli fortress.
Along the Asian side, the buildings looked quite different. There were some wooden houses along the water front which are very expensive, mainly because they are made of wood! A very rare building material for the ancient city. The houses are called Yah. The oldest surviving yah ...