Balat Suites

Cibali Mahhalesi Kadir Has Caddesi No:51, Istanbul, 34083, Turkey | 4 star lodge
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Buses, boats and beautiful food

A travel blog entry by maccanat29 on Jun 09, 2014

7 comments, 33 photos

... for these drivers. We stopped at Kanlica (pronounced Kanlicha) and tried their yoghurt. It’s served in 3 very distinct ways; 1 - with a strawberry compote, 2 - honey and 3? Well unusual to say the least. Piled up with icing sugar!

Catching up with Cecilia and Gavin before they continued their journey, this time we tried a new restaurant for us, but a favourite for them. More smoky aubergine, more lamb, more yoghurt, more bread, more, more, and more… All too ...

Home again, home again, jiggity jog

A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Jan 29, 2014

3 comments, 14 photos

... nearby hotel, by far the best solution all round. I've been thinking about how to sum up our month in India. Certainly we have had a fabulous time, met interesting people, had great conversations, saw beautiful and fascinating sights, and ate some really good and different foods (most of which I couldn't identify, but gosh that yogurt was good. I think we just might have to get a yogurt maker). At the start of the trip Martin said he hoped to help us ...

Touring Istanbul with Hussam

A travel blog entry by janehudon on Nov 13, 2013

8 photos

... Kocatepe Mosque in Ankara and for his architectural conservation work. Its interior designer was Zeynep Fadıllıoğlu, a great-niece of Semiha Şakir and also the first female interior designer of a mosque, as well as the first woman to design a mosque in modern Turkey. Construction of the mosque took 4 years. It is 10,000 square meters in area. It has two minarets, each 35 meters high, and a dome of aluminum composite.

Once back in our van we drove by ...

Bosphorus and Bartering (It's adventure time)

A travel blog entry by sarah_and_ox on Sep 19, 2013

22 photos

... Lights- finding jeans that don't make me look like a douche bag - Pepper the cat! - It's adventure time (never ends) Lows - No tartare sauce on the fishkebob! - Last day in Istanbul:( - Dude you're trying to sell cologne to a hippy!!! Sarah Lights - Grand Bazaar shopping at last! Starting to feel slightly better (while on the tablets!) Pier fish kebob! Lows- Getting hassled out the front of the Grand Bazaar - so not fun! Feeling seasick on the boat! Rude Australian ...

Anatolian adventures

A travel blog entry by bugsie on Jul 06, 2013

14 photos

... we walked through the streets of Istanbul, the men were set off like dominoes one by one. After a traditional turkish shave for Cam that next morning, we decided to head to the Asian side, Kadikoy, in pursuit of a local market only held on Tuesdays. Apparently once you hopped off the ferry and walked north a bit, it was so big you couldn't miss it. Well one hour and many different directions given later, we found ourselves not at a market as such, but a supermarket. Great, ...

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This 4 star lodge, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Suleymaniye Mosque, Galata Tower, Sultanahmet Hamami, and Fethiye Camii.
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