zaterdag 27 september 2008

The best baklava from Istanbul!

I love real good Baklava. The best in Istanbul you have to buy at Karakoy Gulluoglu in the Rihtum street, Karakoy. It is close to the Galata Tower.

See for yourself:

Grotere kaart weergeven

I met the founder, Mr Mustafa Gullu who started the shop and workplace in 1949. Since then not a single other shop was opened. If you want the best Baklava in Istanbul, you have to go here. No alternatives :D

Since I normally stay at the Moevenpick and it takes about 30 minutes of frantic driving throug the city. Cab driving in turkey is something that follows a few simple rules:
  1. Change lanes, just because you can
  2. Do NOT look to the cars in front of you
  3. Keep no distance
Being a passenger means you avoid sitting next to the drivers and concentrate on anything but the traffic...

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