Ottoman Istanbul March 5th 2010 Ottoman Istanbul
This blog focuses on the Ottoman sights of Istanbul. As you can see from just glancing at the pictures, they are gorgeous. Our last blog focused on the Byzantine sights of Istanbul. We’ll do one last Istanbul blog that gives a taste what Istanbul is like today.
Ottoman Istanbul, by Paul
The Ottoman Empire. In the last blog we talked about Byzant ... 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
We are a family of four from the US traveling for 8 months in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia). We'll end our trip with two months in an apartment in Paris.... full info