Ottoman's Life Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We had the one and only flight from Chicago to Istanbul departing at 10:15pm. It would be a very long flight over to Turkey, some 11 hrs passing the international dateline. We were in flight for oh about 2 hours when we go served dinner at midnight our time (CST). I know in the coasts of US people like to eat late but midnight and it was a full meal. The flight crew was good and when they got to us they whipped out a "special meal" that I requested. For the ...
Walking distance away was Chora ...
Dimanche 1 septembre 2013: My last post was a bit opinionated and thought-provoking I think, so I promise this one is more light-hearted. And it won't start with my dislike for overnight buses because I didn't take one, thank goodness! I gave myself a break. Those things are soul-destroying. On a positive note. Today was 6 months since I left home! What a long trip right! I can't believe it's been so long, but when I think back to all the places I've been and all the wonderful people ...
... And off we go. Every part of Istanbul we drive through they tell me the name of... They explain that there are only 2 main highways and they run parallel, opposite ways. This surprises me since I learn that there are over 12 million people living here. No wonder the homes are so close together and there are so many neighborhoods.
The little boy, Ege, falls asleep fast. When the father slows down fast his head ...
... br> Now it is 9:30pm, nearly 4 hours since we left our hotel in G˘reme, on the small bus driving through the chaos that is Istanbul traffic. Traveling always takes so long!
Yusuf and the other staff were there to greet us and shake our hands. What a great bunch of friendly people. Oh it will be sad to leave Turkey, it is a lovely country.