Star Hotel And Guesthouse
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... the buses. Non of which said anything about "Taksim." So, I walked a little bit, saw a queue of people waiting behind the first bus in the row of buses and decided to ask where they were going. Just happened to be the line for "Taksim." So "second bus" to booth guy means, the imaginary bus behind the first bus in the row of three buses. Just incase I lost anyone through that. :D
So, as I'm standing there picking out pieces of my Burger King from my giant ...
We had to be up early at the Hotel Conrad today to get to the Topkapi Palace by 8.15 to try and beat the queues to see the most popular historic building in Istanbul. Even at that time we had to queue for 20 minutes to get in to this extensive palace overlooking the Bosphorous built during the 15th century by the Ottoman sultans. The Treasury building is one of a series of pavilions in courtyards with gardens which contains golden jewel encrusted swords and ornaments ...
... drop off, I was presented with an additional $225 charge for my third bag, ouch! I had a little time to argue but not enough information, so I'll deal with when I get home in October. In the meantime I'll be prepared to avoid such charges on the next two hops - Istanbul to Tabriz then on to ...
... very tall stone column. Originally it was covered in bronze. So, what happened to the bronze? The 4th Crusade happened. The good knights of Christian Europe spent 57 years in Istanbul looting and pillaging. Even a century later, people remember it with horror.
The Serpentine column is maybe 6-8 feet tall. Originally it was much taller. It was made of the helmets, shields, and other armor from opponents in war. Persians, Hittites, ...
At 1:15 a.m we boarded the plane✈ After 45 minutes the plane left. When the plane was airborne , I watched some movies some which were Sofia the First, Despicable Me and Diary of a Wimpy Kid. During the flight, the stewards and stewardess served us some supper and breakfast. Supper was kofta with rice and vegetables. The kofta was finger-licking good but I ...