Ottoman's Life Hotel
Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... couscous, and a few other things I couldn't make out. Interesting options, but the potato was a nice change from the typical fare.
After lunch, we walked back, picked up our laundry, came back to the hotel, repacked our bags and took a nap. I guess this traveling is taking a bit more out of us then we'd like to think. While it wasn't an exciting day, it was nice to rest and tomorrow will be busy. We plan on heading to the islands and spending the day there, an escape from the ...
... laid low. Montezuma driven back to Mexico. He's gearing up for Africa. Listening to Born Free on his iPod n dreaming of loping like a gazelle across the Serengeti. Back to the bazaar for another go at it. Not for the faint of heart but not to be defeated again. Jeff got in the game and negotiated a ************ a cool beer stein. Learned all about tribal rugs that were the real deal (brought in from the villages by donkey I think) ...
... cabin to deposit purchases -540 steps. Back to Keith for more coffee – 600 steps – you get the picture! And no I do not walk around constantly checking my pedometer, I have just worked out those important ones that I do frequently and by now am pretty accurate at estimating! After lunch we though it prudent to go to the gym after all the eating we have been doing. Giva whinged and moaned and protested vehemently until we pointed out that he wanted to look his best ...
... seed of the original though. We also went to the Turkish cemetery, and the hill where the New Zealanders held position for many months. After the dawn service this is where the NZ's come, Aussies to Lone Pine.
The losses were too ghastly - 21000 British, 10000 French, 8700 Aussies, 2700 NZ, 1300 Indians and 49 Newfoundlanders ( now Canada) The Turks lost 86000. Looking at the headstones in the Australian cemetery - the ages were 18,19 -very few older. Apparently the Turks age ...
... for the seasoned traveller like me there are probably alarm bells ringing right now. She's not done the Konya-Adana leg at the same time. I assume it's the way her system works. It's not....it's her! I'm still muttering to myself four words. Three of which are......oh.....for.....& sake.
Bearing in mind she's just sold me a ticket for a train that arrives in Konya at 1452hrs and the next train I want is the 1500hrs from Konya. Just bear that in mind ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility