East 'n Bull August 18th 2011 Finally sorted through my plethora of photos and posted (in no particular order) the last blog entry from my Summer 2011 trip to Turkey. İstanbul was the final stop on my travels in Turkey. It is an amazing city.
Note: Turkish capital 'I' is dotted to distinguish it from the undotted capital 'I.' 'I' is pronounced like a schwa 'ə' while 'İ' is a long & ... 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