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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking rooms
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... Next we went to see the Theodosius Obelisk which is in the Hippodrome area. There was an information panel that told us that the Obelisk was erected in 390AD. However it dated form close to 1450 BC when it was erected in Egypt. The stone piece is 19.6m which is estimated as being only two thirds of its original size. The pedestal has carvings depicting chariot races.
I also wandered on a bit further to see a Bronze spiral column known as the Serpent Column. It was 8m ...
... back! I apologise in advance for the pics but I promise to spare you any from our future visits.
It was getting hot, so our aircon recovery program was once more put into effect.
Just back from drinks ...
... for a moment you can imagine what it was like a couple of thousand years ago. The foundations only remain for the Temple of Artemis, which for the history buffs is one of the 7 wonders of the Ancient World. Another fascinating artefact is the original stone carving of the winged goddess "Nike". This of course was the inspiration of the Nike brand and when Nike was first launched had the wings as its logo. Even the current swoosh was derived from this ...
... shoes - this time flowery sneakers. They sound dreadful, and actually look quite fun. Ron tried on several leather jackets - he still needs to replace the black leather "blazer" style jacket he bought before we were married. Sadly, his favourite jacket has perished, and the last time he wore it, we had to give it the "black vivid" treatment. All the jackets he tried on had very short arms. Something to do with the plethora ...
... to head back to the hotel, we realised it was 6.30, so decided to wander this part of town and make our way back across the bridge in time for dinner and then straight back to the hotel and bed. As we headed vaguely towards the river, we meandered down a series of absolutely gorgeous cobblestone streets lines with charming cafés and restaurants. We all said what a pity it was that we weren't yet hungry as they looked so welcoming. We kept ...