Hotel Au Pera
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Sky Fall..Taken 2 & finally Inferno! well, it took me a year to finally get the energy to uplaod the pics! (thanks to Dan Brown! ;p) ISTANBUL..what a fabulous city you are..! here's to your glorious beauty & charm.. :))
... Education includes two years of flight training in the US.
We passed by a house along the coast that the sultan wanted to buy, but the owner didn't want to sell. Finally, she told the sultan there was a snake caught in the walls that couldn't escape so he didn't want to buy it ...
Oh, can it be?? Today is the last day of our scheduled sightseeing during our wonderful tour of Turkey. Before telling you about today's sites, here's a story about last night's farewell dinner.
Our group went to a very tasty fish restaurant for our farewell dinner. Great food, great wine and lots of fun. Afterwards we straggled back to our bus.
You know how sometimes you just get an odd feeling about someone? I ...
... and finished 1558) which is an operating mosque and quite magnificent. It blended Islamic and Byzantine architectural elements. It was ravaged by a fire in 1660 was later restored. An earthquake in 1766 caused the partial collapse of one of the domes. During WW1 the courtyard was used as a weapons dept resulting in another fire. It was finally restored in 1956. At the four corners of ...
... of Derinkuyu is sprawling with very low and narrow tunnels, which were designed to disadvantage Roman soldiers who's fighting techniques were based on group formations. At the entrance of each tunnel, there is a large round stone that can be rolled into place so as to trap or seal off sections of an attacking army. Another main defense are random holes throughout the tunnels. Many of them drop floors at a time, and serve as places to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility