Christmas in Istanbul December 23rd 2008 Christmas 08....I know it's a year late but since it's also a diary of our trip that was, thought I would blog it!
Since Lani has decided to cut short her trip and go back to Australia to go to university, she has to do a quick fly through some of the places she had on her itinerary. So after one day in Barcelona and one day in Zagreb Christmas 08 finds us meeting up with Lani in Istanbul. L ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul 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