Hotel Gedik Pasa Konagi
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... jam and a few other dishes as well as the menemen. Needless to say, we weren't able to finish it. But we wanted to- everything was delicious! As we ate, more people began to how up and wait for tables. We had definitely found Sunday brunch.
I love the way they do ...
... in the USA outlets. When we got to Taskim Square, the place was full of people and full of police. They had also closed the Metro entrances so we had take a taxi home instead. I'm guessing the police shut down the Metro in expectation that many protestors would make their way towards Taksim for the weekend. Good luck to the protestors because they will need it. The were a huge number of police with weapons and support vehicles. ...
Our time of counting down the months soon turned into hours and before we knew it the time had arrived for us to make our way to the airport for our 7.00am flight out of London into Istanbul, Turkey.
We were feeling emotions of sadness, excitement, anxiousness and stress all at once, and more than anything were ready to embark on the journey that was ahead of us.
We didn't wait long through customs or security at Heathrow and after a short 4 ...
A busy morning. Packing bags, taking the car to Dermot the tyre man (to sort the wheel weights), trawling around the motor-factors for a car cover (much amusing miming of cars with coats on), a trip to the cash-point (remarkably scarce things here) and back for our cab to the airport at 11o/c. Someone let the dogs out just as the taxi arrived - panic! - 4 hounds enjoyed an unfettered rampage around the hills - luckily, we got them before they went ...
... given a shawl to wear to cover my arms and chest and we were asked to take our shoes off before entering. It was beautiful inside. I'd never been in a Mosque before and it was interesting to see how Muslims worship.
After the Blue Mosque, we made our way across the street to the Hagia Sophia. I've linked the wikipedia entry on the Hagia Sophia here, in case you've never heard of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet