Boutique Dedem Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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Once the work at the garage had stopped,around midnight, we had a quiet night. We were up earlier than usual as we wanted to be ready for when the garage opened. At around 9,00am the owner arrived, he's a happy smiley chap, a few minutes later the other mechanics appear, as does two cups of black tea and a large bag of breakfast rolls. We didn't like to say we had already had breakfast, so we had a roll each, the owner tried to make ...
... be another little world or planet that unfolds before you. Pictures don't do it justice.
From the street babies clutching at my skirt to the Turkish ice cream server doing tricks with the gummy ice cream and cones, the piles of spices, teas, and dried fruits, stacks and trays of Turkish candies and delicacies - everything is a feast for the eyes And stomach - the food here is amazing.
... of 1 food type)
first stop was Turkish delight - not the chocolate coated stuff, the real deal. The shop we visited has been in business for over 230 years!!! We tried 3 different flavours - pistachio, mastic and rose. The Rose was my fav still, and not too sweet. From there we headed to Ciya Restaurant where they make traditional Turkish food, and the menu changes daily. We have Meze dishes - eggplant in yoghurt, parsley dip and red pepper spread...with fresh bread. Followed by ...
... calculated that we would have two hours to pack and shower and get ready to leave for the airport once we arrived back to the hotel…and then we got a flat tire. We all hopped out of the car and stood on the side of the rode as we watched our driver change the flat with the help of a gracious local who stopped to help.
Back at the hotel we rushed to pack, I took a quick nap, and we were off! We arrived at the airport, checked in, and went through security in the nick ...
Another cold day in Istanbul, we hear that it's warmer back in sunny Wales. We head to the hotel terrace which overlooks the Bosphorus Sea and looks into Asia. the terrace is glass covered but everyone is wearing coats for breakfast. We now have to find accomadation more suited to our budget and so get on the net whilst filling up on coffee and omelettes. We check out and do what we do best, head in the wrong direction, then realise we're lost so hook up ...