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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... offered this little chance so I took it with both hands. Of course, on my wandering a I bought little presents for all of my people - but this too has become a bit of a tradition and the kids always talk about when I did it in Rome.
We went to a nearby kebap restaurant - pretty casual with huge servings and not as cheap as it looked (or should have been). Then back to the hotel for a piece of leftover birthday cake before ...
... some traditional Turkish fare, it was very good too. Them we walked to the Blue Mosque. The call to prayer had just happened and the Mosque was closed until 2.30 for a special service. We moved on to the Aya Sofya. This building was consecrated as a church in 537ad and in 1353 converted into a Mosque. It's very impressive and beautifully decorated with beautiful marble walls and floors and delicate mosaic ceilings. We then returned to ...
... suitable, so we decided to walk back down the hill to a place we knew was good and cheap near us. However, it was closed. We picked deejay up from the hostel and ended up eating in the same restaurant we had many nights before, the one with its own famous bean dish. It was very good and they found it very cheap compared to the fair on the other side of the river. We returned to the hostel and stayed up talking for a while, before all going to bed. I love you, ...
... floor. Wow! The last act was a musician, a very famous musician we had been told by Selma, in fact the best in Istanbul apparently. Man was he good! He engaged the entire audience and went around the room finding out the nationalities that were there and then singing a song in their language which the audience joined in with – Chineese, Japanese, Spanish, Latvian, English (England), Portuguese, American, Italian, French, Russian. Our new found South American friends were by ...
... to a comfortable night bus with the promise of personal TV’s and wifi access. When we arrived at the bus station we had an unfortunate surprise waiting for us. What we assumed would be a sleeper bus, was nothing but an ordinary bus, with only Turkish television & movies and wifi so slow it wouldn’t connect anyway. Tonight is going to be a long one.
"If the whole world were one state, Istanbul would be the capital" - ...