Arasta Boutique Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
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... the day before, he light a prayer candle and had prayed for a victory. He also said a small prayer inside the Blue Mosque. Now we know, God is a Warriors fan. Given the short day, we packed our bags before setting out to visit the famous Cisterns followed by the Archeological Museum. The kids found the Cisterns creepy and the museum boring, proof that it is time to leave the big city. We had hoped to take a ferry trip across the Bosphorus but time ran short and we ...
... a questionable neighborhood in a foreign country. The mosque however was very cool. Donna put on her pretend Muslim get up, we took off our shoes, and we were in. The inside was pretty spectacular, and the cemetery behind it was really cool. Screwed up disgusting religion, but cool architecture. This brings me to our joke of the day. The women are dressed in various degrees of Islam. Some with just a scarf on their head to full blown ...
... after the tea and Raki we were obliged to come in and get something for good luck. Once inside he quickly began showing us table runners and we said we did not want to buy. He became very angry and told us it was rude not to buy after all the hospitality he showed us. We just walked out. After reflecting a bit we both were disappointed that we did not share how we felt about his hospitality. It kind of left a ...
... to be about 700 metres from the hostel at about midnight. I had previously caught a funicula train to the closer station but was told that this was closed for the night and therefore followed my instinct knowing that the station and therefore my hostel must be downhill. Big mistake. I was in a massive square with countless exits all of which seemed to go downhill. After about 30 minutes of walking I reached the bottom of a hill which was clearly not the right ...
... What an amazing place full of colour, scents, crowds, and noise! Stall holders called out to passing tourists trying to sell you their goods. We purchased some Turkish pastries and looked at many other trinkets and goodies, but decided to wait until we went to the grand bazaar the next day.
After a quick shopping spree we headed to the water. The ...