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Fountain & Selamik in the background  

Fountain & Selamik in the background

As the sun sets in Istanbul

November 29th 2011
So let me explain as to why I'm combining my 3rd and last day in this entry. Well, I cancelled my Edirne trip for a few reasons: 1. The bus price from Istanbul to Edirne was too much for my budget; and 2. The weather wasn't really the best to go out of the city. The weather was very gloomy; dark clouds everywhere, the ground was wet, and it looks like it might rain soon. ... 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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