- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Tennis Court
- Outdoor pool
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... kü. During the reign of Ahmet III, the Tulip Garden outside the kiosk was filled with the latest varieties of the flower. Up the stairs at the end of the Tulip Garden is the Marble Terrace , a platform with a decorative pool, three pavilions and the whimsical İftariye Kameriyesi , a small structure commissioned by İbrahim I ('the Crazy') in 1640 as a picturesque place to break the fast of Ramazan. Murat IV built the Revan Kiosk in 1636 after reclaiming ...
... obvious very quickly, however, when he claimed that Topkapi Palace (which we were in clear sight of) had a wait of an hour and a half to get into and what we really should do instead was let him guide us round the corner to the Basilica Cistern and then his carpet shop... Luckily we realised he was talking through his hat about Topkapi Palace, and in any case had no desire to be guided by him or to see his shop, so we refused his advances.
To be continued...
8am as we say goodbye to Dubai and rise for a drive to the airport. We were to drop the car off and get our flight to Istanbul, Turkey. Due to the horrible gps in the Lexus we hired, we got lost about 87 times. But in the end we got there in time. Dropping the car off, we headed into Dubai airport where we could check in. Once checked in and ready to go, we grabbed some breakfast and checked out the ...
... ceiling)." How can you not stand in awe of a God or a Government that can accomplish such a feat?
But 1453 saw the Christian era of Constaninople come to an end. Sultan Mehmed led the Ottoman forces to capture the city. One of the first acts was to change Hagia Sophia into a mosque, and to erect minarets to flank the structure. Along with the minarets, the Christian mosaics were plastered over to appease the Muslim practice of not depicting persons in a mosque. ...
... he said, "I was thinking the exact same thing." Yep, he's definitely my soul mate :).
And, although I am a bit tired of traveling, I do think I have it in me for one last journey :). I know that so many of you reading this have been praying for me, and your prayers have been felt every single day that I've been here. If you could continue to pray for a safe journey back, it would be much appreciated - I'm excited to come home!