We stayed ın İstanbul from September 19th thru October 1st the average temperature durıng the day was around 24°C or 75 °F. Durıng the nıght, temperatures were around 20 °C or 68 °F.
We totally forgot but the 19th of September was the last day of Ramadan. DUH! Living in Minneapolis, we always were aware of Muslim holidays but now we totally didn't thınk about this. In Turkey the 3 days ... Read Full Entry
emıly and her çayçay (pronounced like chai) ıs tea ın turkısh. far dıfferent from chaı tea that we know.
Faith Bridge (Fatih Köprüsü)This bridge joins the Europe and Asian side of Turkey, built in 1988. Named after the 15th century Ottoman Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror, who took Constantinople (Istanbul) in 1453 and ended the Byzantine Empire.
Yoros KalesiThis is a midieval castle that originally had eight towers in its walls. Originally built by the Byzantines, it was restored and reinforced by the Genoese in 1350 and later by the Ottomans.