Topkapi Sarayi Palace, Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya), and The Blue Mosque June 18th 2011 Day 9
This morning we head for the restaurant breakfast instead of the executive lounge in search of better food. The restaurant does have much better food and we find out that it is included in the price of our room. Lesson learned.
We hop in the cab and set out on another Mr. Toad's Wild Ride as we make our way to Topkapi Palace. Topkapi Palace is massive! This monument was the ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul » Beyoglu 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
This is our first attempt at any type of blog but thought it would be great to start documenting our trip as we go. Hopefully, our friends and family will enjoy it, as well as anybody else out there checking it out!... full info