Legacy Ottoman Hotel
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We finished our time in Istanbul with a long 4 hour walk to Taksim Square, shopping and sight seeing along the way. We visited the Istanbul modern museum, crossed the Galata bridge, and hiked up to the Galata tower. Yvonne's co-worker told her to try a Doner sandwich in Turkey (where it originated), then again when they get to Berlin to compare them. So we were on a mission before we left Turkey. Finally found one, which Ian ...
... the old town of Istanbul, and we had a nice lunch of kofte and calamari; as well as an opportunity to try traditional Turkish 'cay' (tea), which was strong but tasty. After our ferry trip we took the advice of a Chinese girl we had met on the ferry, and ventured into Sultanahmet (old city) to a Turkish Hamam (bath-house). We had heard about Turkish baths and were keen to give it a go. Emerging afterwards from ...
... time, go to the previous island I was thinking about lunch there. It was late afternoon and I would say it was an early dinner.
Got off at Heybeliada and walked around the little town. Noticed they had fruits and vegatables market where the locals buy the produces. I had a look there, herbs looking so fresh.
I got hungry and want to eat something. Picked a restaurant and sat down. A stray cat came to me when my food was served on my ...
... around the narrow cobbled back streets and found many cave homes and small hotels. Goats tethered to carts in the Main Street.
The shop keepers are in slow mode too and one was sitting playing his sitar guitar with his friends and not too bothered about us really. We have loved G˘reme .
Outside our hotel were some goats so I went ...
... like water flowing unimpeded to the sea- just keep walking.
We locate our tour director who introduces himself as Mustafa (with the accent on the 'MU'). He sends us on to our tour bus located outside- a big white one he says- (after a few days, it becomes apparent that ALL tourist buses are white)- where we begin introductions to our tour companions who arrived earlier. We all wait together a short while for 4 more to join us.
On to our hotel, which is located in ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLegacy Ottoman Hotel Istanbul
The food was not very tasty, in fact it was somehow overcooked or very old. Not much variety of food collection and we had to pay for other beverages such as Turkish Coffee and Juices for the breakfast.
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