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... more of a high end shopping centre than an airport. I headed to the executive lounge that was a terrific place to hang out for a few hours. There was a pool table, children's area, many different food areas, huge televisions, and more. It wasn't hard to hang out there for a few hours at all. After about five hours, it was time to fly on Egypt Air to Cairo. The flight to Cairo was about two hours. The executive section on ...
... a day for six days a week. We returned to our hotel in the late afternoon to write up our blog, plan the next day's events and generally unwind before we set out to forage for a Turkish dinner. As already mentioned the hotel room is highly ornate if impractical, though the bathroom was certainly clean and quite modern. The main problems were the absence of any convenient power points and a general shortage of storage space. While these ...
... and Basilica Cistern (used in the filming
of “From Russia With Love”). A mosque was located maybe one block
away (see photo) and we could hear the daily call for prayer at
around 4:30 pm, 7:30 pm, and I think around 9:00 pm. These calls were
broadcast using a public address system, and could be blocked out by
the hotel's windows. The 5:00 am call to prayer was made with the PA
system volume turned way down so one would have to strain to hear
what is ...
... Constantine to his new capital, Constantinople, is described by Edward Gibbon, citing the testimony of the Byzantine historians Zosimus, Eusebius, Socrates, and Sozomenus.
... of thing were are probably quite interesting and valuable to others, but rather dull to me. They had lots of bits of peoples beards for example. A bit odd really. They also had what they claimed was Moses' staff. Not sure I believe them on that one. The pavilions were nice but repetitive. We went into 3, each essentially then same. All tiled on the inside with low couches and high ceilings. They were all noticeably cooler inside then out, ...