Hotel Villa Zurich
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... they were not that keen so I left John with the GPS as there was a cache in the area. It was constructed in the 6th century as a cistern but as it had 336 nine foot marble columns it did look more like a church plus it was directly under a former Basilica. The lighting made it look very mysterious, but didn't seem to bother the many fish swimming in the water. There was a spot where you could have your photo taken with a Sultan (none of us did). However, we all walked ...
... Romans, Emperor Justinian actually, about 1600 years ago. It's bloody HUGE - about 100,000 tons of water can be stored here. If you never click on a link I put up, click here on this one. Amazing!
We've been eating good and not so good - tasted better but generally the food, especially the baklava, is delicious. And I'm not ...
... Stumps we declined the offer. Next on the agenda was a visit to a local manufacturer of quality leather jackets made from sheep leather. They make jackets for all the big fashion houses including Armani and Dior. We were treated to our own catwalk fashion show which was then followed by an inspection of their products. Leesa managed to pick up a really nice, and very soft, reversible jacket which she'll be keen to get back home and put to use. The ...
... portion was so big. We paid, then continued to sit, chatting, and next thing, a plate of baklava was delivered, then more tea. When we got up to leave, the owner asked when we were going home. Tomorrow, we said, and he kept talking about coming back to the restaurant at 11.00pm for a free four hour city tour. I couldn't quite figure out what it was all about, but luckily Emma could. The tour was for her only, and she said ...
... to plan more carefully for tomorrow night (we have a reservation at a fancy restaurant for the birthday dinner..) - but I couldn't believe the amount of traffic at this time on a Sunday! When we hopped out of the cab, we detoured slightly to get the kids a promised ice cream- and suddenly it seemed the whole city was completely different from this morning; little alleyways filled with traders and people had sprung up, and the main pedestrian mall near ...