Monthly Archives: September 2013

Day 7–Istanbul (Bus Tour and Spice Bazaar)

Cold and cloudy morning greeted us today with chances of rain. Decided to take the hop-on-hop-off tour buses going through regions of Istanbul and visiting major sights. Bus departed at 10:30 from our area. Made our way the Gelata Bridge, … Continue reading

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Day 6–Istanbul Grand Bazaar

Plan today was a visit to the famous Grand Bazaar, but first was a shave for me and Jayesh, Turkish style. The local barbers place was around the corner from our hotel – everything was so close. Shaved and feeling … Continue reading

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Day 5–Istanbul Landed

Flight to Istanbul was long – 11.5 hours of flying time, but it did not feel that way at all, must be night flights, makes you sleep well. Flight landed in Istanbul around 5am, before clearing immigration we had to … Continue reading

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Day 4 – HongKong Island

Day 4 last full day in HongKong, our plan was to visit HongKong Island, Victoria Park, and TimeSquare. and somehow squeeze a late lunch at Woodlands again. Evening was planned on catching up with Rex (Jayesh/Priya’s ex Staff from Canberra) … Continue reading

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Day 3–HongKong (Mall hopping!)

  Day 3, plan for the day was Mall hopping! Today we were better prepared, had a late breakfast at Delifrance – only 2 minutes walk from our Hotel – started the morning late since HK did not start till … Continue reading

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Day 2–Hong Kong (Citygate & Peak)

Day 2 first morning in Hong Kong, did not have the best of sleeps for both of us, missing our bed…. Crazy it was, both of us were up around 5 am and just could not get back to sleep… … Continue reading

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Hongkong Landed

Early morning start, finally after months of waiting today was the day. Dad dropped us off at the airport around 7:30 am, flight on-time and check-in was very quick, we were thru in under 5 minutes, very different from the … Continue reading

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