Sirkeci Park Hotel
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... to another of Istanbul's famous markets, this time it was the spice bazaar where we walked the numerous ally ways and streets listening to the banter of shop keepers and enjoying all the sights and smells on offer.
Considering how flu ridden we had felt earlier in the day we had still managed to cover a decent distance but wearily we made our way back home.
Not really feeling up to dinner and knowing we had a very long day heading to Gallipoli the next day we ...
... blue tiles that are found throughout the interior.
The Topkapi Palace was next on our touring. This is a huge palace (over 700,000 square meters) that was built by Sultan Mehmet II in 1459. It was the official residence of the sultans for over 400 years and now houses several museums.
Our final stop was Basilica Cistern, a huge underground water cistern that was built in 532. The cistern held over ...
... br> Before we could check in with the airline, we had our passports inspected and answered some very basic questions. After check-in, we approached the security screening area and I girded my loins...unnecessarily. There was absolutely no back-up. They did not make us remove our shoes, or belts, or even take tablets/laptops out of the bag. I even had all of our liquids set aside in a bag, but when I asked the ...
... on the computer he asked me to sıt ın the waıtıng area (Starbucks....they get everywhere) and waıt for my name to be called.
After 20 mınutes (and the waitıng area gettıng busıer) I heard a 'Sarah' beıng called. Beıng one of the only Brıtısh people around, I practıcally ran towards the Turkısh Aırlınes Rep and took my boardıng ...
... a city block, impossible to not get lost and impossible to not enjoy it. Lots of Turkish flags flying because tomorrow is Republic Day! Very organised, orderly and very clean compared to the chaotic atmosphere of the Souq in Oman - all under cover with wide paved streets, lined with glass fronted stores and their wares all neatly displayed. Here, you can buy anything and this is where you barter....pay more than 50% and you have been conned! ...