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The Million Stone

The point from which all distances in the Byzantine empire were measured.
Istanbul, part 1

May 10th 2010
Well, I guess I failed pretty miserably at keeping you all updated on my time in Israel, considering I haven't written a single entry about my time here over the last few months. I can't believe it's been as long as it has-- I feel like I just got here. But, this entry is not about Israel, it's about my post-final final exam trip to Istanbul, Turk ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul

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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