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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Emek Istanbul
Good location behind Sirkeci station.
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... have them, servos and truck stops and there are public toilets all over the place. EVERY one has someone sitting in front and you have to pay 1 lira to take a slash. Most places are clean and it is not a big deal but after a while it starts to add up. I have had to give up coffee. It costs 2lira for the coffee and 5 lira to get rid of it.
My last full day in Istanbul I was walking around ...
... living in Turkey. The Pope's visit overlapped ours, in fact his procession on the way to the airport passed us yesterday afternoon. It felt like we were in the middle of a terrorist attack with no less than 100 policemen armed with drawn, automatic weapons. The procession included all types of vehicles with lights flashing and sirens blaring. Our third stop was the Sultan Ahmed (Blue) Mosque ...
ISTANBUL, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
Today is our 2nd day in Istanbul. We were supposed to meet our friend, Ron this morning and tour with him but we got an email early this morning that his flight had been delayed and he missed his connection on Turkish Air and did not make it to Istanbul last night. He instead was going to land at 11:30 this morning and come directly to the ship. We contacted our guide here and ...
... carrying the swinging tray. Bargaining is expected.
Our trip would not be complete without a visit to yet another mosque. The Rustem Paha Mosque build near the Spice market is a stunning example of how the beautiful 16th Century Iznik tiles create a religious experience for all. This mosque was built in 1561 by Rustem Pasa, twice
Grand Vezir under Suleyman the Magnificent and husband of the Sultan's favorite
daughter, the Princess Mihrimah. The mosque is built on a ...
... a beautiful bathhouse that was just perfect. Stripping down and undies off you are given a lovely cloth for modestly and then drowned in warm water and thrown on a slab of baking hot marble.. It's orgasmic and I'm now trying to shop for a 20m diam slab if marble that I can heat up and lounge around in at home. Scrubbed all over and feeling rather special I'm covered in warm soapy bubbles. It's so much fun ...