Five Go Walking In Istanbul February 14th 2010 Hello
As we got back from Istanbul 6 weeks today I think I will let the pictures do the talking.
I really enjoyed the visit and would recommend it for a short break.The buildings are stunning and it's quite a novelty to be able to visit Europe and Asia in one day as the city is built on both continents.Transport is cheap and easy to use so we made the most of this and travelled by boat,bus,t ... 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