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USA | Wed, 1 Apr 2015 | By gnome-san | Views [263]

The Great City Miklagard to Vikings, but whether called Miklagard, Byzantium, Constantinople, Stamboul, or Istanbul, the city of 17 million is a mind-numbing kaleidoscope of colors, history, architecture, religion, flowers, products, salesmen, buses, ... Read more >

Tags: bazaar, blue mosque, carpets, chora, colors, hagia sophia, mosaics


TURKEY | Tue, 2 Jul 2013 | By subranu | Views [642]

Swansea to London to Istanbul to Cappadocia to Istanbul to Dalaman to Marmaris to Dalaman to Istanbul to London to Swansea. Whew! Never thought we'd do this much in a week. Then again, what's life without spontaneity? On a more serious note, this ... Read more >

Tags: blue mosque, cappadocia, dalaman, hagia sophia, istanbul, marmaris, pamukkale, photography, travel, turkey

Istanbul - Day 2 - Ottoman Istanbul

TURKEY | Wed, 11 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [683]

Today, I have to walk 10 minutes just to get my breakfast, due to the botch up of day 1 where I'm not at the hotel I booked. I also have to carry my stuff with me as I was going to insist the hotel give me another room, which they do. It seems good ... Read more >

Tags: blue mosque, haghia sophia, istanbul, palace, sightseeing, turkey, unesco, walking tour

Turkey through the eyes of the 18 year old, NZ version of Karl Pilkington: Istanbul and Cappadocia

TURKEY | Fri, 2 Dec 2011 | By rachelina | Views [1814]

And so I arrived in Istanbul, ready for three and a half weeks of backpacking with my 18 year old brother who - to put it gently - is a travel novice. He had arrived the day before me and in that 24 hour stretch had managed to get himself trapped ... Read more >

Tags: aga sofia, blue mosque, cappadocia, goreme, horse riding, istanbul, jackson, kaymakli, turkey, turkish tea

The Beginning of a BikeHike Adventure

TURKEY | Wed, 8 Jun 2011 | By zoe_smith | Views [2164] | Comments [2]

Istanbul street life Dodging carpet salesmen has become my number 1 past time in Istanbul. Sadly, I’m not very good at it and now find myself on a first-name basis with half of the carpet salesmen in the area. That and the waiters, ... Read more >

Tags: bikehike, blue mosque, cappadocia, istanbul, scholarship, travel writing, turkey

The sights, sounds, smells and shopping bargains of Turkey!

TURKEY | Tue, 3 May 2011 | By cokeeffe | Views [1555]

Day One My journey to Istanbul began with an epic bus journey, it was a very comfortable bus but unfortunately stopped every hour or so to pick up more passengers! After 5 hours of driving we reached the Greece/Turkey border, at which points we ... Read more >

Tags: anzac day, blue mosque, bosphorus river, gallipoli, grand bazaar, istanbul, topkapi palace, turkey

Photos: Turkish Delights!

TURKEY | Wed, 27 Apr 2011 | By cokeeffe | Photo Gallery

The sights of Istanbul - Blue Mosque, Archeological Museum, Aya Sofia, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Bosphorous Boat Tour and Galata Tower
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Tags: archeological museum, aya sofia, blue mosque, bosphorous boat tour, galatatower, grand bazaar, istanbul, spice bazaar

London to Istanbul - West to East

TURKEY | Wed, 14 Oct 2009 | By tonielle_krisanski | Views [1116]

After almost three months in Lagos, Portugal working behind a Portuguese bar, I left the warm beautiful beaches (where I’d only seen rain twice) to get on a plane that landed in a rainy, cold London. I spent a week here, staying with Leah who I met ... Read more >

Tags: aya sophia, bacilica cistern, blue mosque, bosphorus, grand bazaar, istanbul, london, taxim square, turkey

Red sky at night, Turkish delight

TURKEY | Sun, 28 Oct 2001 | By stowaway | Views [4306] | Comments [7]

We left Greece and after a long and annoying border check, we entered Turkey and drove to Instanbul. I had 3 days there to wander around and went to the Blue mosque and St Sofia and lots of museums (such as the archaeological museum, the museum of ... Read more >

Tags: anzac, belly dancers, blue mosque, food & eating, istanbul, olimpos, termessos, troy, turkey


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