Taksim Plussuite Hotel
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... Our hotel was in the old city, as I've said, the chaotic traffic congested section, not far from everything. Our tour took us to most notable and famous sights, the old Roman hippodrome dating back to several centuries BC, not much remains of it, but a few columns brought in from Egypt, but around it where the most important paces such as: Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and museums. The hippodrome is at least two centuries ...
... a performance of only the American and "spiritual" songs. With some slight stretching to the definition of "spiritual," we were able to sing a 30 minute concert. It included:
The Best of All
Long Time Ago
Variation on a Theme of Handel
Sing Me to Heaven
I Got a Robe
The Heart's Cry
The Lord Bless You and Keep You
Randolph-Macon College Alma ...
... all recognised me. I’m
going to have to start wearing sunglasses more or find another city to hide in. ----------
A different day but still in retail mode. My favourite shoe shop. And I really did need a replacement pair of boots as the ones I brought with me just aren’t going to make the distance. Fortunately this is the “emergency shoe shop” – they’re open until 9pm every night and until midnight ...
... and estate sales in Annapolis, thank you. The kids helped us pick out a traditional mosaic lamp for our front porch......Kelly and Caroline were gifted two very small lamps since they have upcoming birthdays.....a continuing theme on this trip. Luke is still very happy with his fishing rod! Returned to our friend "Al Pacino" for dinner but he sadly informed us that a disgruntled Spaniard had pushed his Trip Advisor rating down to 12......we promised to add a ...
... They even had a chicken congee but instead this was made with bulgur instead of rice. It was awesome for me. The other caucasian girl thought the texture was really "strange" and only had a taste but for Asians like myself, this was pure comfort food.
After a delicious meal, we took the ferry back to the European side. It was dark already so we had a good view of the city lights including the big bridge that connects ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet