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Up early. We won't get into Istanbul until 12:30 or so, but neither of us could sleep, so why fight it? We all had planned to meet to see "float in". So much sea traffic in the straights. Istanbul is off in the distance barely visible, but the shadow of high rise buildings can bee seen through the fog and haze. High rise buildings? I guess Istanbul is more cosmopolitan than ...
... in a plastic bag. Brian said he was going to check out the $2 shops tomorrow and buy/donate it to them. The concierge recommended a nice restaurant for us nearby which was very pleasant, right on the tram line, but that was fine with us. You never know what the area of going to be like when you book, however we are in the historical area of Rome, lots of lovely restaurants around and it has a nice feel about the area, so ...
... and I am especially thankful I made the decision to leave tonight. It could be fine, and hopefully it will be, but it is more likely that riots could carryover to this street quite easily with supporters pouring out after a solemn defeat.
I make a bee line for the Blue Mosque, thinking I will start with my furthest point first and work my way back. Well laid out the major sites are within an easy walking distance of each ...
... items versions. The wholesome foods pyramid is a huge basic meals principle for generations, recommending we eat largely whole grains, cereal products, a loaf of bread and pasta, even though restricting saturated fats and health proteins. The dairy board has drummed into us the necessity of every day ingestion of whole milk and cheddar cheese. We have now been advised over and over grain and dairy products are a great method to obtain nutrients and without these food groups our ...
... was packed. Our museum cards did their thing again and we skipped the 500 people in the queue but not the 5,000 who were already there. The place was wonderful but its clear that it's May bank holiday weekend here and most of the people in Turkey have decided to be a tourist too. The views over the Bosphorus are, however, very special.
After the palace it was time for a late lunch. We have already realised we cannot eat more than two meals a day so a good ...