Gains and Losses January 1st 2013 My Turkish friends have noticed that I can’t stop smiling. “This is what happens to people in India,” they say. While I can’t argue the truth in their statement, I can contend that this is also what happens to people in Istanbul.
I love Istanbul for completely different reasons than I love India. Each place has its own special set of circumstances and conditions that make the corners of y ... 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
I'm living life as widely as I can; going where the wind takes me. I have an open heart that only wants to love and an open mind that only wants to learn. My ultimate goal in life is to be a wise old woman sitting in a rocker, spinning tales of adventure and, hopefully, inspiring others to go out and LIVE!
Forgive me any assumptions, I tell it as I see it. ... full info