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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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We both woke up at around 3am so didn't sleep very well. Sleeping well for five hours and then restless for the rest of the night is not my idea of a goodnights sleep (Joy).
Today is Day 3 and we start the official part of our tour.
We were picked up from our hotel with 2 other couples and then were transferred to a bus which took us to the Rustem Pasa Mosque (we didn't know we were doing this so Joy didn't bring the shawl to cover her head while in ...
... Michela, Munlika, Silviya, Adrianna, Mahdy, Arwin, Edo, Chiara, Anja, Jenny, Thorsten and Joao. I even got Serena’s wedding invitation. J
This was my week in Switzerland, I went to all corners of the country, met people from all across the world and now I’m at the airport, ready to get back in the sky, to my flight to Beijing! Life is good.
Shout out to my “world of friends” – YOU’RE ...
... things" followed by "let me shine your shoes." The later wasn't as effective as Tom was wearing 3 day old hiking boots. We also saw a hilarious encounter where a Turkish shop keeper walked away from his own shop with a pair of Chinese tourists trying to get him to come back. Apparently Turkey has some competition in the "toughest negotiators in the world" contest. In bed around 10:30PM, we are successfully battling our jet lag thus far. Tomorrow, we plan to visit the top sights near our ...
Ten of us from Germany, India, China and Turkey had a good time on this tour. The underground city was particularly impressive as it was carved out of rock, 7 stories underground. It's hard to impress the scope of it all, without actually seeing it. Great weather for a pleasant hike along the
Ilhara canyon floor. We purchased wine at the local Turascan winery, then headed back to Ziggy's to celebrate my birthday.
Things Istanbul has more of: barbershops, cats, bread shops, fruit shops, men fishing off bridges, kebabs, old men drinking tea and playing cards, young men doing nothing, cats again.
One morning we took the ferry from Karaköy to Ayvansaray, then walked up along the old wall to the Chora Church (Kariye Museum), which is definitely worth the effort. You will see few tourists, if any, until you reach the church, where ...