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Incredible Ceiling in the Blue Mosque

Ice Cold In Alice

December 30th 2014
Woolly says – being the type of mammoth to never ignore an opportunity when it presents itself the chance to spend New Year in Istanbul was an easy choice to make. Having chivvied Jo round, packed the travel bag, found the passports and booked the relevant flights and transfers I was ready. What my mammoth friend really means that having bossed me around for several days and got in the way o ... read more
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Turkish Flag 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
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11th January 2015

Snow!
I've also been to Istanbul a couple of times, but never in the snow--brr. How great to have friends to show the wonderful sites as a fine excuse for a revisit. Hope you manage to stay warm!
11th January 2015

Snow!
It was bitter but still amazing in places, would prefer to go in the warmer months though

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