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Istanbul in the distance  
   

Istanbul in the distance

From the top of the hill in Anadolu Kavagi. Narrow straits indeed!
East meets West, Europe meets Asia - the clichés are true...

October 25th 2008
Photographs from our recent trip to Istanbul (October 2008) ... 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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