You cannot go to Turkey and not buy either a carpet or a pipe. I think it might be a law. So, where better to go than the Grand Bazaar? This place is a big deal. With over 4000 shops, it takes a real warrior to be able to come out alive. Thus, a good dose of baklava was of course necessary to start off the day, in order to nourish, energize and inspire us for the battle of the bazaar.
Istanbul is cut through it's heart by a boss of a river (the Bosphorus) acting as the border between Europe and Asia.
So, we thought it would be appropriate to hop on a boat and see what was up.
The Han Hostel was great, but I figure I'll stay in this hotel next time..