This place is seriously amazing! We arrived in at 6am and had a bit of a mix up with hostel pick up so got to the hostel about 9am - they gave us breakfast upon arrival which was nice - breakfast here is a boiled egg, a whole basket of fresh Turkish bread (so much better than Turkish bread at home) an assortment of cream cheese spread, sour cherry jam, butter, honey or nutella, usually a cracker like jatz biscuit and some form of sweet treat like walnut bread or a chocolate biscuit and slices of cucumber and tomato. Its delicious! The food here agrees with me so much more - no more constant hunger and sugar crashes!!
Main food is doner kebab - kind of like yiros but with nicer bread and it seems less greasy which you can get from street stalls/take away places for 2 - 6 Lira (1 Turkish Lira = 75c) lots of hot corn stalls 1TL, meals at a restaurant for dinner around 50TL ($35ish) Meze plate is a mixture of all different types of dips and bread usually around 10TL and amazing to eat! Seriously food here is like WOW!
|Egyptian Bazaar or Spice Bazaar|
Went to the Egyptian Bazaar which is the spice markets - so many different amazing smells and foods! Mainly just spices, preserves, Turkish delight and nougat, some dried meats and more jewellery - I think Mum would love this place!! Heading to Gallipoli tomorrow - will be sad to say goodbye to Istanbul its been amazing but excited to see more of this country!!