Hotel Darussaade Istanbul
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Concierge desk
- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
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... from 1597. We didn’t go inside, we sat in the square opposite and ate our picnic whilst the call to prayer bellowed out. At the market as before we avoided temptation to buy anything that wasn't’t of use to us on the trip with the exception of some Lokum (Turkish Delight).The Old Druid wouldn’t have liked it – too many nuts! We set off uphill through the non tourist clothes market where we bought a checked linen tablecloth to put ...
... scarf. We walked through the square between the blue mosque and aya Sofia and encountered a strange painted goat slurping up cigarette butts (don't ask). We eventually decided none of the restaurants stood out so we just ate on the hotel rooftop. We both got delicious kebab plates. Afterwards we sat on the rooftop for ages relaxing, then eventually just went to bed. I think we're a bit done with travelling. I love you, ...
... its name from the predominantly blue tiles on the ceiling.
From there we took another red bus tour around Istanbul. Istanbul is the only city in the world that spans two continents - Asia and Europe, and the bus took us over the Bosphorus into Asia. It is a beautiful city - picturesque and superbly ancient. The people are friendly and welcoming.
While we waited for our room we took in some of the Grand Bazaar. Compared to Hong Kong, for me the Grand Bazaar ...
... approaches such as more of the western-European style, rap, folk music and everything in between. Tarkan is a Turkish musician who became successful with his debut album in 1992 titled Yine Sensiz. Another successful work was in 1994, Ascaypoin which sold 2.5 million albums in Turkey. In the album Yine Sensiz contains selam ver which is when the music contains electronic sounding instruments ...
... was sceptical as to how it would taste, but one sip and he was sold. He says Narelle corrupted me and I've now corrupted him – I can hear you chuckling Narelle!
A very pleasant morning followed as passed through the strait at times close enough to touch. I spent much time catching up on my writing and uploading photos off the camera. We are approaching Istanbul as I type – the glittering lights beckoning. We will be going ashore on a tour – probably ...