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We have had the most amazing adventure for the last 6.5 weeks. We have seen so many incredible,breathtaking sites. Walked, hiked, climbed, rode & sailed & swam in some wonderful, scenic parts of the world. Eaten delicious food. Drank amazing wines. Met beautiful people. Made fantastic memories. Had some great laughs & thoroughly enjoyed every single minute! So very grateful to have had this opportunity Now it's time to return to reality, can't wait to see ...
... excavations they are doing and the seven layers of the city revealed as they dig. We got the story about the Trojan Wars, Helen, Paris and the others. About Cassandra who begged her father not to bring the horse into the city as "Nothing good will come of it." and who, of course, was ignored. We saw the plains where the Greeks camped and the island behind which they waited in their ships after pretending to sail away.
It was ...
Istanbul…..is the best.
We arrived in Istanbul an hour late due to our flight being
delayed. We caught the bus into Taksim where our hostel was located. When we
got into Taksim Square our minds were blown. So many people, so many lights.
I've never seen a place like it. We made our way to our hostel through some
back streets and checked in to our 6 person dorm room. It was a lot better than
we expected. We headed out for a kai and some ...
... off", the guy was using a lighter to burn hairs. Ron wasn't too sure about that, but the person it was being done to didn't seem fussed, so we guessed it didn't hurt. Then it was Ron's turn. Emma and I were given glasses of apple tea, while he had a very comprehensive hair cut and beard trim and nose, and ears, and eyebrows, complete with lighter! Needless to say I took photos!
Home for some baklava and then an early night!
... long history. Next stop, just down the road was the Tokapi palace - a huge complex built around a series of interconnected courtyards - very interesting exhibitions of various aspects of Ottoman times but big crowds everywhere. Another delicious Turkish lunch at a restaurant in the palace complex. After lunch we moved to the Grand Bazaar and visited ...