Monthly Archives: August 2014

Saturday 30th August – The Grand Bazar was crazy house!

Thought we might take a ferry to the Asian side of the Bospherous but got lost in the Grand Bazar. This is not hard to do if you remember I lost Gilbert in the entrance yesterday! This is before we … Continue reading

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Friday 29th August – he hugs us goodbye, telling us he loves us.

At breakfast the ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’ lady asked me again if I would like a massage and was the Aircon ok now? I told her it was fixed and thanked her for her help and yes. I would take … Continue reading

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Thursday 28th August – Minarets and Mosques

I feel like we landed in the film set of Aladdin. Everything is crazy busy and beautiful at the same time. We had hotel brochures for heaps of different tours and while we decided we should do something, for now … Continue reading

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Thursday 28th August-Turkish delights

WOW! The colour and noise and people and the heat and the food. After a day out there Gilbert turned to me and said I think I just went into overload. He wasn’t joking and I know exactly how he … Continue reading

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Wednesday 27th August – “I’m looking for a knife” he says

Our last photo in Croatia. Taken by Zarko in Samobor just out of Zagreb. Gilbert’s up early and I struggle to wake at 8 but we’re ready for the airport when Zarko and Mirjana arrive. I’m quite sad to be … Continue reading

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Tuesday 26th August – In the words of Eddie Izard. ‘Cake or Death’

Samobor is a pretty little town just out of Zagreb and Zarko and Mirjana text to say they will collect us and off we go to Samobor. I show them my dress and tell them it’s a little tight but … Continue reading

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Tuesday 26th August – Croatia’s donation. So kind!

Established in 1898 the Art Pavilion was originally designed and built in Budepest for its millennium exhibition there. Built to be moved, it was relocated and stands as the oldest gallery in Southeast Europe and the only purpose-built gallery in … Continue reading

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