Piccolo Mondo Hotel
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Concierge desk
- High-speed internet in room
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... Mikey was a bit ho-hum about it. The idea behind it makes sense, "a mystique journey of man's spiritual ascent through mind and love to Perfection". I like the idea behind letting go of ego and reaching a state of nirvana, but Sema (the universal movement) is not just about the dervishes reaching a state of unbroken ecstasy and loss of conscious thought, but also about realisation of their submission to god. There was quite a lot of religious chanting as well. However the music ...
... shop/buy a tour or little knicknack. We probably had at least 30-40 guys try to sell us something in the first 30 minutes or so. It was tough.
We got to the Blue Mosque just in time for it to close for prayers so we went to the Basilica Cistern instead. This was something we were both looking forward to. It was built over 1500 years ago to ensure the city always had water. Now it's got raised walkways over about 2 feet of water and it's full of fish. ...
... ingredient in every dish. This is somewhat difficult as both are speaking English as a second language; while the waitress's English was OK, it was probably not sufficient to discuss allergy requirements! Andrew and I are slightly apoplectic as we are starving. Despite the ingredient discussion, she has a mild allergic reaction and is not carrying any anti-histamine. Her partner races back to the apartment to get anti-histamine whilst she complains to ...
... go to a ceremony or wait outside before we could get a tour. We went inside and sat through about a 30 minute service. The small church was highly decorated with wood, gold, icons, and relics. There were a few men involved in the ceremony. All but one were standing around a podium singing scriptures similar to call and response. The other man involved in the ceremony was in a separate room participating in the call and response as well as the one leading the ...
... had one for dinner before heading to the Galata Tower, this was once used as a watchtower to help defend the city.
After walking around the tower we headed into the main street to enjoy some dessert on a roof top bar overlooking one of the busiest streets in Istanbul. We enjoyed a sweet treat before heading back to our accommodation after a busy day of walking around.