Hotel Tulip House
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... the airport in order to catch our connector, our hopes were dashed of catching a glimpse of Gavin DeGraw during the layover, who was scheduled to be arriving in Frankfurt that day as well. Oh well - I guess Ash will have to find a more opportune time to propose to him. Visas in Turkey were a piece of cake - we still got passport stamps - and getting through the airport was easy, and our taxi driver had to stop only ...
Istanbul, not the most beautiful city but definitely one of the most impressive. Although at night the blue mosque all lit up is something to see. Once again luck on our side, the weather overcast but no rain, perfect for walking and not to many tourists. Perfect season, everything in bloom, the parks are lovely.
We are staying right in the city centre near to the blue mosque. I think we have been into so many carpet shops and drank so ...
... days I rode the hills under the blazon red autumn leaves, stopping only at lunch. I was eager to get to Istanbul, not only for the personal milestone, but to meet my long suffering girlfriend, Gayle. After a steep three hour climb I rounded the final hairpin bend to see the border post. The road swept steeply down before me into Turkey, running in twists and turns eventually pulling straight toward a sizzling orange sunset. For twenty minutes ...
... rinse after which we returned, now feeling like new baby chicks, clean and fresh to the sitting room. Where I sat for about half an hour, absolutely satisfied and somewhat exhausted, enjoying the somewhat new sensation of being clean.
I don’t think I’ve yet gone into that much detail about any one excursion on this trip, which probably tells you how much I enjoyed it. I would do it again ten times over and urge everyone who dips a toe into Turkey to try a Hamam.
... in a movie.
After I finished my work for the day i sat on the roof of our hostel and sketched the view for a few hours. Despite the hustle and bustle of the city, the scape was still. I was still, I could feel God in every fiber of my being. I can't wait to fill my sketchbook with the amazing places we have yet to go.
i love you to the moon and back,
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Tulip House Istanbul
Cheap and good location for stay in old town. One problem is hilly area and it's difficult with big luggages. Also there is no elevator. Good host, not bad breakfast, clean rooms
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