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... to make, yet there are rug shops full of inventory everywhere. I wonder who owns the inventory, and what the margins are (we suspect the margins are high, but people own their own buildings so there is no rent, only product cost and payments to the employees. I just haven't figure it all out yet (nor may I ever). Interesting as well, most people (young and old) seem fairly fit. Why? Is it they eat fresher food (less chemicals), walk everywhere, or is it ...
... the end of this cruise but Maria, the Cruise Consultant has emailed Head Office to see if we can start enjoying thebenefits that a ‘black’ member enjoys for the duration of this cruise.
This evening the dress code is ‘THEME PARTY: White’. Just to play Devil’s advocate I donned my best short sleeved black shirt, wore black trousers and slipped on my black shoes. If anyone questions my choice of attire, I’ll just say I’m colour ...
... are small resorts and restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops. Horse and carriage rides are available but as the horses have a poo catcher, it gets pretty smelly when downwind... Bikes are also available for rent so that visitors can explore the island. The regular public ferry travels between the four islands so for about AU$10 all up, visitors can have a great day walking, swimming and eating, and if they so desire, clip clopping behind a bucket of poo! We decided ...
... I thought about how happy I was to be staying in the Asian side. I had the feeling it was a more authentic Istanbul experience because lots of locals live in the area and it’s not so overtly touristic.
We unknowingly got on the ferry that took us to the wrong side of the Galata Bridge. We walked over to the correct side feeling sorry for the fish we saw in ice buckets, who were still alive and dying slowly.
As Graham was withdrawing money from ...
Today's is just a very short entry I'm afraid. We're currently at our hotel waiting for the bus to take us to the airport: next stop Dubai (tomorrow morning). We only have one night there before flying to Mumbai. Our Indian adventure is about to start! We've ...