On our way to Istanbul September 11th 2010 Friday after work we haded to Luton and, after very pleasant meal headed off with Nicky and Alan to quiz night which was fun.
Saturday we got some food at the airport and good seats on th Easyjet plane to Istanbul. We were held up for over an hour as someone had forgotten to close a valve after filling the drinking and toilet water tanks. It didn't take long to fix but we missed our slot. A ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul » Sultanahmet 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