12 Apostles Hotel Anniversary: then & now

Seven years ago Craig and I were married at Suikerbossie, overlooking Hout Bay. After we left the (morning) wedding, we arrived at the 12Apostles – starving and ready to jump in the pool. Yesterday we went back for lunch.

Then (7.3.2007):

The pool hasn't changed

The pool hasn’t changed

Neither, thankfully, has the view

Neither, thankfully, has the view

But we sure have!

But we sure have!

And so has the Leopard Bar decor!

And so has the Leopard Bar decor!

And now (16.3.2014):

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Eight Unconventional Reasons to Visit Istanbul (in Pictures)

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1. To visit the only capital spanning two continents – which is seriously cool – and the crossing over the Bosphorus isn’t bad either:


2. To stay in an old-city hostel (finding out about the hidden cameras too late), waking up with calls to prayer not long enough after going to bed, to belly dance in said hostel and make friends you’ll keep in touch with for years:

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