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Race to Europe

Few tried to pull out an umbrella on the bridge. I saw several blown inside out and one take off flying. Most people just accepted that they would get wet and cold.
Istanbul Marathon

October 22nd 2011
Last weekend was the Istanbul Marathon. Every year the second bridge is closed to traffic and the marathon starts in Asia and crosses the bridge to Europe. They say it’s the only marathon in the world that takes place on two continents. Istanbul is split by the Bosphorus, which runs from the Black Sea down to the Sea of Marmara. There are only two bridges to get from one side of the city to t ... 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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