Star Hotel And Guesthouse
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... s Best Airport in 40-50 million passenger per year category at the 2013 Skytrax World Airport Awards. Atatürk Airport still faces capacity issues; it ranks somewhere between 30th and 40th in the world by both cargo and passenger traffic, handling over 947,000 tonnes of load (cargo, freight and mail) and over 32.1 million passengers in the ...
Today began in pouring rain and very cold conditions. We headed straight to the Blue Mosque where the blue mosaic tiles which line the walls and ceilings are amazing. As it is an active mosque we had to take off our shoes, wear long pants and I had to wear a head and shoulder scarf. Inside, the tiles are gorgeous. There are patterns on the carpet showing the ...
... situated across from the Blue mosque was also very beautifully designed with its mosaic art, huge marble urns and doors.
The Spice markets narrow corridors, vibrant colours, and crowds is an experience I will never forget. Turkish tea sets, lamps, jewelery and of course, spices, as the name of the market suggests, are beautifully displayed at each stall.
The Grand Bizarre was very similar, but on a much much larger scale. Very overwhelming but with an ...
... dancing motifs, each having different number of steps which are danced in an isochronal regular rhythm.
Turkish Folk Music
· In contrast to classical, folk music usually contains lyrics based on real life events or folklore. The ozan or wandering minstrel would play this music. Folk styles vary from region to region. Contemporary folk music now embraces political subjects and serves as protest music. The bağlama ...
At this stage of the trip I'm thinking where's the catch? Seemless transition from Australia to Turkey, and every local we have encountered have been so friendly not just to us but there general demeanour to each other is quite remarkable, maybe it is just the turkish coffee? Our first day out in the city of Istanbul, all packed and ready to go. Chloe has a last minute check of the weather and were off. 20 mins up the road, u-bolt, ...