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Inside the Blue Mosque  
   

Inside the Blue Mosque

Merhaba Turkey!

January 11th 2009
Turkey: 4th - 8th January 2009 Sunday 4th January After having just spent 9 days in Egypt, it was straight from Cairo to Istanbul, Turkey for a quick 4 day tour. We arrived in Istanbul late afternoon and were greeted at the airport by a man holding a sign with our name on it. We assumed that we were meeting up with our tour group; however amidst confusion we finally understood that this w ... read more
Middle East » Turkey

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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