Travel-diary: Istanbul

Titanic Hotel, Port Bakirkoy
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Almost entered the elevator in my fluffy bathroom slippers. Thankfully my room’s close enough to run back to from the level lobby.
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Chocolates for brunch, with Krispy Kreme donuts and Coffee Frappucino at the universal symbol for coffee. Catching up on some reading while the day’s still young.
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Capacity shopping mall proved a great place to lose oneself in for the afternoon.
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Bought the family some yummy Turkish Delight!
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Mandatory stop at Krispy Kreme again for takeaways!

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Next stop: Carousel Mall, whose name is probably derived from the actual carousel in its grounds, or perhaps the latter was built to accommodate its name. Whichever. It’s a beautiful children wonderland.

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The relaxing view from my room.
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And a couple of yummy food shots

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Insanely yummy sesame/nuts bagel that costs only 1 Turkish Lira from an amiable roadside vendor.
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Tacos for tea? 🙂 and chocolate berries cheesecake. Gosh it’s food heaven everywhere.
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Cinnamon clove herbal tea that I’m officially in love with.
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had my heart aglow

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Memories aren’t created to be tossed aside or fed to the wind.
Most unfortunately whoever created Man didn’t engineer our brains to work as per a shredder does –
feed it in, tear it apart,
then proceed to expel the remnants.

Letting go takes tremendous practice –
a dab of ignorance, a handful of shrugs,
closed eyes, uncountable sighs
and a whole lot of pretense.
Until it doesn’t hurt to think of it anymore.

Till then, perhaps I’ll simply look away.

xoxo
silhouettekiss
 

HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR, lovelies.

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