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Istanbul 2  

Istanbul 2

Istanbul, Turkey..

April 11th 2009
Should not be any problem to find Istanbul for a pin. We had a private tour with driver and a wonderful English-speaking guide named Attila. We have been here before, but Granny Lynne had a “flu bug” then and she didn't get to see the famous Blue Mosque, so that was our first stop. Then we did another Mosque, the Hippodrome and the palace. Mosques are churches of the Islamic re ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul

Turkish Flag Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
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