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Merhaba Istanbul

November 6th 2011
Merhaba Istanbul My first few days in Istanbul were days spent in heat not in the climate sense because since arriving from Israel I experienced a 15 degree drop in temperature and not the kind of heat I would get from a “vacation boyfriend” (not that I didn’t get t offers after my first hour in Istanbul) but I finally succumbed to some sort of travelers illness. Not to worry, it wasn ... read more
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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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