Turkish Delights September 12th 2006 Ahh Turkey.. The land of apple tea, beautiful coastlines, friendly locals, GREAT food and many adventures.
Kate and I arrive in Istanbul at midnight the day after all the bombings, much to our friends and families dismay. We spent the first two days in Istanbul seeing everything we could - the Blue Mosque, Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace, the Islamic Art and Culture Museum, the Basilica Cistern ... read more
Middle East » Turkey 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