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Ataturk

Airports, airports, finally Istanbul

May 9th 2012
Geo: 41.0245, 28.9881Liz kindly got up early to take me to Brixton to catch the tube to Heathrow. Traffic jam in Norwood road, traffic jam in. Brixton but she cleverly swooped into the church parking where she could turn round to head home and my walk to the tube was short. The usual hassle of being on a rush hour tube with a big bag, but it's more them going to work and me to Istanbul that ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul

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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