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Nicest café of the trip so far  

Nicest café of the trip so far

Midsummer in Istanbul

June 22nd 2012
First complete day in Istanbul. We didn't get very good sleep at night because the room was quite noisy and it was either too cold or hot depending on if the air conditioner was on or off. Anyway, we started the day quite early with visiting Hagia Sofia. Building was basically impressive but somehow we felt like yesterday's visit to the Blue Mosque was much nicer and didn't get that mu ... 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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