Orka Royal Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
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... he razor blades and the guy says to just take the clippers - no charge ! How good is that ?
Following the Spice Market - where we bought some candied pistachios and dried cherries - we caught the tram to Kabatas at the end of the tram line. From there, you take a funicular up to Taksim Square which is the largest community square in Istanbul on the Asian side.
There is a large monument to Attaturk and the fighting soldiers of the nation in the ...
... on a silver tray. It was delightful. Then we joined the 200,000 - 400,000 people per day in the quest for a bargain! These salesmen are pretty tough and hard to negotiate with. We decided to get ourselves lost in the bowels of the market to hopefully get a quieter area and better price. Who knows where we actually went and we went out and in a number of times looking at the wares - I don't think we were very successful as we managed to pass the same fellow a few times. Sue was ...
... t hurt and his wallet -picked up by two passing Turkish men who brought it to me - was recovered. A great ending to what could have been a real bummer for Bill.
Other than that, we've had no issues at all with crime in Turkey and never felt unsafe. Now though I appreciate my 'creepy' radar more than I did.
Now, onto today's sites... one of the biggies - the Blue Mosque. I'm sure you've heard of it because the ...
... We then headed to Zara, hoping to find what Sally was looking for… it happened that it really didn’t have nice dresses… no worries we’ll continue to scout the street in quest of THE dress ! Jo went to have his hair cut while Sally and Niels continued to search for the dress. By the time Jo had his hair cut (and a few dozens of dresses later), Sally finally found what she was looking for. And she finally ended up buying ...