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Great hotel, wonderful staff and great service! We enjoyed our stay thoroughly and recommend upgrading to one of the spacious suites!
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Well......Saturday was not one of our better days. However, I did sleep for 10 hours but woke up to cold and rain. We lounged around for a bit until the rain subsided and started out for our journey to the spice bazaar. We had been told to take the tram so we went out searching for the tram. On the way we asked a Turkish man where the tram was and he asked us where we were going, so we told him. He proceeded to tell us ...
... If the stadium on the outside was unspired modern stadium design the scene inside made up for it as there were already a few thousand Galatasary fans behind the goal chanting as if their lives depended on it. They booed the referee and linesman from their very first appearance on the pitch - something I ve not seen before - including every mundance activity they undertook including checking the nets were secure which really seemed to rile them. Much of the rest ...
... the grounds which we had almost to ourselves. Oh joy! Oh rapture! So far from the madd(en)ing crowd. Obviously those flag-waving tour guides don't take their charges this far away from their buses. Reality struck again though when we queued up to visit the harem, the private quarters of the sultan and his family, including his many wives and children. They certainly did themselves proud with the scale and lavishness of their private quarters. It was well worth ...
... Airport train station. Managed to find where we wanted to go, although needed assistance from all workers to buy tickets and get pointed in the right direction. The tram was interesting. I was the only female wearing shorts, like short shorts (it was like 30•) and some of the dirty looks I received from other girls was quite intense. I understand why they were doing it, it's their culture. It was the first ...
... bazaar and many shops closed
On the top of the hill near our guest house, are two huge
monuments, separated by 1000 years and religion. To the right, the majestic Aya
Sofia – originally built around 537 AD as a Byzantine church, beautiful golden
mosaics of Jesus, the Madonna, various dignitaries offering gifts – still in
good condition. Then taken over as a mosque by the Ottomans, finally after WW1