Islamic Flag Ship November 5th 2012 Istanbul may not be the capital but it's the beaurocratic heart of a nation often seen as the voice of reason in a region constantly on the verge of spontaneously igniting. If this city is anything to go by, Islam can live hand in hand with a few of the "vices" of contemporary western society. Just add a splash of tolerance.
Istanbul's cliched self promo reads; "Where East Meets West", and this t ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul 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
Gary and Penny, from the beginning... Again. Round the world for a year in 07 and we've decided it's time once more. So packing up the house, the jobs, selling the cars and up up and away, this time with no return ticket and no fixed itinerary. A smidgin reckless, sure, but what the hell. May as well indulge in a few passions before the last great journey in who knows when.
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