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... than half smaller than the one I had in Singapore. We observed another foreigner buy the burger and he had the exact same look we had when we saw it. Food is expensive in the airport as in most airports but Burger King is an international chain so their quality and quantity should not be compromised in such extreme. It is really very disappointing. Maybe we should write in to Burger King with the photo. Or not. Let's ...
... pretty awe-inspiring, only thing was that it smelt like bad foot odour.
Next the archaeological museums, OK, but I think seeing artifacts in their natural setting in Egypt sort of ruins museums. The recreated temple at Pamukkale in the Berlin museum was also a spoiler.
Monday, 14 April 2014
Today it was the Topkapi Palace then the Grand Bazaar.
The Topkapi was very pretty and the thousands of tulips adorning the gardens ...
... the metro (subway) and got on, then switched to a metro-bus to get to the Bakirkoy neighborhood. Finally, he found a taxi when he got nearer the office. And he was only 30 minutes late. It took him 4 hours to get back to hotel because of blocked-off roads. All buses and taxis were frozen in the gridlock around Sultanahmet. While walking along the way, he did discover a Uygur restaurant serving “lagman”. We plan to go back for lunch.
Istanbul is just one of those cities that must be visited. It's kind of a rule or something. The meeting of East and West, Asia and Europe present in one city, Islam and Christianity bumping shoulders at every corner. I’ve never been so aware of the strategic nature of a city before – placed at the centre of these crossroads, at the base of the Black Sea controlling access via the Bosphorus river, the Mediterranean and Africa below, Russia above. ...
... she left the stage, and the band began to perform again. They played for about two minutes until, at a signal from their manager who was on a cell phone, they wound down without fanfare, stood up, and left. The audience was left confused about whether to applaud. Fortunately, we had already decided to split so we left. We understand the performance restarted and continued for another hour or so.
But we wanted to stroll up to Galata Tower, a classic round tower on ...