Hotel Buyuk Keban
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
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... of scenes from the Virgin Mother and Jesus, through to emperors and empresses. Much of the marble and stone used in the construction was acquired from quarries from the ancient world and archaeological sites, and the marble stone has been cut to make fabulous geometric patterns. Ottoman additions include the minarets, a mimber (pulpit) and mihrab (prayer niche showing the direction of mecca), an ornate library and huge round discs around the ceiling inscribed with Arabic letters. I ...
... 6 (which was the carousel we were waiting at) 10 minutes". I said, "my bag is coming to carousel 6 in 10 minutes?" "Yes." So, we waited about 15 before I went back. Yes, it was irritating but at least we weren't about to climb Mt Kilimanjaro or anything. It kind of puts the whole thing in perspective. This time a young guy stopped me before I went into the office to ask what happened. I gave him the whole same story and he talked on his walkie-talkie. Unfortunately ...
... and a family from India. All of the monuments were simple and not overbearing like some shrines can be. The cemetery's were peaceful and informative. I'm not going to talk to much about the brave and courageous soldiers from either side but I will say this, the Turkish people don't go around slamming Australians, British, French etc for the battle of Gallipoli. They are fair, just and tolerant. The Turkish people that ...
... There was no time for a warm up or sound check in the church sanctuary, which made for an interesting concert. Acoustically, the space at St. Antoine's is very live and reverberant. It is also a fairly large church, so it took awhile for the sound to bounce around the room. Several students commented that they were very cold during the performance and could see their own breath. I was moving around ...
Off to Istanbul for my Birthday, it's been about 38 years since I was there last!.....We arrived in Istanbul at the start of the Bayram holiday. The arrival hall at customs was packed! It was really quite comical, everyone trudging along. We got through quite quickly though, and had no trouble meeting the guy from the hotel. We stayed at Cozy Flats in Cihangir. It was really nice, we had a one bedroom terrace, and the views from the terrace were great. Booking somewhere on the Internet ...