Istanbul September 28th 2009 We've been back in Istanbul for a few days now. Happily relying on our feet as our primary mode of transportation. It feels good to walk around. I'm going to post several local scenes that are self explanatory and add some of our impressions.
Before I forget I want to mention cats. You know how I love dogs? Well the Turkish have a thing for cats. They're everywhere we've been. Not with t ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul 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