Yenisehir Palas Hotel
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... to the Grand bazaar, which is huge and bought Turkish Delight. The stalls sell much the same stuff and everything on the whole has to be bargained for but it is a good place to see but very touristy.
About 15 minutes walk further on past the University is the Suleymantye mosque, which was built by the same architect who built the Blue Mosque but some would say it is prettier and not as busy as it is out of the way. It has ...
... at Topkapi Palace, the boys weren't interested and waited 2 hrs for us, they didn't expect us to be so long. Topkapi Palace served as the grand palace for the Ottoman Sultans for over three centuries. It was built on the shores of the Bosphorus, constructed after the Conquest of Constantinople in 1453. It is now a museum and houses the popular Harem, once the private quarters of Mehmet IV. We learned we had picked the worst day of the week to be ...
... don't have holes in them !!) and ladies must be covered from head to ankle. Scarves are available at the entry point ot be borrowed. Entry is free of charge.
Return to the hotel about 5:15pm and time to have a short rest before heading out to dinner which we had in a nearby street. Tonight's choice for menu was a fish dinner at the Khorasani restaurant - generous proportions of food, as usual at a Turkish restaurant. The temptation is always to ...
... WC would be located. I had
patronized an ice cream stand in the fishing village so they let me
use their western toilet where I pulled of several yards of toilet
paper and stuffed them in my sack. When I came out of the ship's rest
room, which had squat toilets, I was shocked to see that all of the
passengers had disembarked, the gangway/gangplank was pulled back
onto the pier, the lines had been cast off, and that the ship was
moving away from the pier. The ...
... only to turn on all the lights and proceed to have the most incredible verbal and physical fight, which ended in hair pulling, slapping, scratching and tears that didn't let up until after 3am even after I kicked them out of the room twice only to have them come back in and start all over again. Luckily I am now at the airport on the way to a nice quiet private room in Goreme, which hopefully will let me regain some sanity... As tired, frustrated ...