- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... saran wrap their bags, according to google it is to stop their stuff from being stolen by luggage handlers - I guess luggage handlers have never heard of knives or thought to just unwrap the saran? Two losers we saw even saran wrapped the hand luggage they were taking on to the plane! All of this was done with no apparent shame.
Istanbul airport was chaotic except for the taxi stand which was a bit surprising until we realised it ...
Such a busy day again. First stop the Blue Mosque - had to cover up with a headscarf which was fine; one of our guides forgot where we were going and wore shorts - he had to wear a wrap as a skirt - very funny. We were lucky and did not have to queue. The mosque certainly deserves it's reputation - wonderful mosaics, beautifully balanced architecture and a ...
... We saw the harem and learned that 1,001 concubines and their children lived in those quarters at one time. It was right on the water and was surrounded by beautiful gardens, a pond, and elaborate gates. We had to put little blue booties over our shoes, and no pictures were allowed. As we were leaving we saw a cat that had a mustache like Hitler’s! After we toured the palace we were picked up by a mini-bus and taken to the top ...
... home of the ottoman Sultans from the 15th to 19th centuries. It has the loveliest views of the sea and many of the buildings are sited just for that view. It’s an enormous site and growing bigger as they find more stuff on building sites. The complex is so big that the kitchens had about 1400 people working in them, would you believe? The buildings are mainly one storey with very high ceilings, a few have a second storey. We went into ...
... been brought from
Egypt to Turkey as well as the outside of the Hagia Sophia, another mosque,
that was unfortunately closed. We were then blessed with a reprieve from the
heat as our tour guide lead us down to the Underground Cistern, a beautiful
eerie place that was used to store fresh drinking water for the city. After a
delicious lunch, we went and checked out Topkapi Palace, a palace of the
sultans including a harem. It was very decadent, with a ...