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Internal view of the dome of the Blue Mosque  
   

Internal view of the dome of the Blue Mosque

Istanbul - West meets East

June 2nd 2012
Istanbul is a city of many delights and our four days of exploring was just about sufficient to do justice to the city's famous and popular attractions which included the following; • A boat trip along the Bosphorus - a wonderful way of viewing the sights and being between the two continents of Europe and Asia • The Suleymaniye Mosque - probably Istanbul's most important mo ... 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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