Star Hotel And Guesthouse
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... my first flight to Abu Dhabi and had a good window seat with a decent meal and watched Maleficent which I enjoyed and house of cards. I spent all of long enough in Abu Dhabi airport to walk from one gate to the next and boarded straight away which was pretty excellent. I had thought I was going to super luck out and get a row of 3 to myself as boarding had finished and there was nobody else about, but then 2 gentlemen, one of them very very large came ...
... Sophia and the Istanbul Museum before our flight into Jordan. It was more relaxed than the previous 10 days but still a filled visit, with both culinary adventures as well as wonderful sights . I will only add a few photos, as it is too difficult to chose and show all we saw and experienced. For many it will bring back memories, for the rest it will hopefully make you want to ...
... but the ride was extra long because of the heavy traffic and the drivers difficulty finding his way.
Finally, we are at the bus stop where we are met by Hazel (lovely, young Turkish woman). We pay the driver 50 TL because it took so long and head with Hazel to find the house. This location borders the Bosphorus and feels like the real deal neighborhood. I don't think most tourists stay here. Our room is in a 130 year old house. There is one ...
... and then said he looked like Russell Crowe. Mate. Flattery will get you NOWHERE :-)
The Blue Mosque is another must-see and thousands of visitors attend every year. Modesty is required and all women must cover their hair with a scarf, wear long pants and long sleeves. Men can get away with showing their arms but need to cover their knees. Shoes are removed, not for religious reasons but so that the carpets are kept clean for the faithful to pray upon. ...
... of it. Oscar took us to the far west side and showed us the two medusa head columns. Medusa's head is said to be turned sideways to stop her from being able to use her powerful glare to turn men to stone, but a more practical explanation is that the column bottom fit better turned that way. We were only able to enjoy a short period of time in the cistern, but found out some interesting facts nonetheless.
Our next and last ...