Travel Blogs from Istanbul
... boy picked up the coffee drink and started sipping and walked away. That was the mini lesson to never leave anything unattended whether that's a coffee cup or a suitcase. The church inside was adorned with lofty, arched ceilings and highly ornamented with Catholic decoration such as crucifixes, stained glass, and nativity scenes. We stood front and center in our concert wear before we started with our first song out of our concert of just English ...
... a leisurely cruise on the Bosphorous. (B)
I'm going to redirect everyone to Jane's blog. She's doing a fabulous job.
I'll now go back to the Kenya blog and get pictures up on there. Well--not right now. Right now I'm going to bed as we're starting early tomorrow morning for our next destination.
Captivating, delicious, and feline friendly are characteristics to summarize our ten days in Istanbul. The Egyptian Spice Market was vast and hectic. Adam and I did a double take at the register because the spices, feta cheese, and olives were so inexpensive in comparison to what we pay in the States. The mezes at Ficcin restaurant were incredibly savory, ...
The Princes Islands were once known to be refuges for the elite when they became disposed monarchs, now the five islands are tourists attractions and local summer homes for the rich. Think Mackinac Island, because there are no cars here and just old rustic island charm.
We made our way to the biggest island this morning on this huge ship; it took about an hour to get there. The ride there was a sight to see itself! ...
... br> - Traveled around a miniature turkey at 'Miniaturk'.
- Took a ride on the second-oldest subway in the world.
- Experienced the famed Taksim Square nightlife.
- Took the cheapest intercontinental cruise in the world by crossing the Bosphorus on the public ferry system.
- Had the life scrubbed out of me at a Turkish Bath.
- Caught the late-night flight to Rome and had a hard time leaving Istanbul behind. I'll be ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet