Hotel Buyuk Keban
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... of this impressive waterway. The boat had a cafe on board and a waiter bearing a tray containing cold drinks as well as my favourite hot tea served the Turkish way in an elegant glass on a saucer did the rounds every 20 minutes or so. They also had a commentary over speakers which pointed out and explained a few facts about various sights as we passed them.
The most impressive sights for me were the two suspension bridges that crossed the straits. They were ...
... plans work. So, time to quit with the excuses and do the things you love to do. And another one, is that she loves to travel of course, but her way of traveling is so much different than my way. One thing we agree on is that its about understanding the culture and being part of it. But our ways of doing that are so different. She is the spontaneous type - hates museums - goes to markets and goes around the city to see the culture and does adventure activities in each ...
... me. I managed to get dressed and completely ready in five minutes and the staff helped me load my luggage into the back of the taxi. Of course, they demanded tip but I didn't mind much for it is very early and my bags were heavy. I handed over Ru30 and without a word he retreated. The taxi driver drove like a maniac. Twice he completely ignored the red light and once we nearly run a rickshaw over. I think I am most glad to leave the traffic of India behind, more ...
... After touring the harem as well as some of the other living quarters in the palace, we made our way to the three buildings that housed the treasury to view a fraction of the collection or jewels and treasures that the Ottoman Empire has to display there. Making our way through the various exhibits it was easy to see how these Sultans and their court members would have been dazzling to come face to face with, wearing incredible amounts of jewelry and lounging on ...
... juices and teas.
Buyukada was very busy with lots of tourists and the queue for the horse and carriage trips around the island was extremely long. We decided against doing one and instead went for a walk that rather turned into a hike around the island.
There are no motor vehicles allowed except it seems for the dustmen who had an ordinary dustcart. Most inhabitants seem to favour electric scooters as ...