Hagia Sophia:Centuries of Faith and Respect August 2nd 2011 The Hagia Sophia was the place I most wanted to visit in all of Istanbul. Not because I knew so much about it, but because I had known so little about it in the past.
The memory still burns a bit when I think of the tutorial back in college when our teacher told the whole group that we had to be much more serious about our study of art history --anyone else remember Art 100 and all those pictu ... 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
Martha Mollison is a video producer, writer and ESL teacher based in Sydney, Australia, and Portland, Oregon. She and husband Phil Cooper are in that sweet point in their lives when they can be travelling. Please join in the adventures!... full info