Istanbul, the city which divides Asia and Europe, is the only city in the world which is situated on two continents. This city of (officially) 13 million inhabitants - the largest city in Turkey - celebrates a unique culture which fuses eastern and western influences and a history stretching back as far as 5500 BC.
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Post Christmas Turkey Trip 2012
Inside ayia sofia In the roman cistern under istanbul Ballon bread as entree Ballon Bread popped! Me in front of Blue mosque Me inside blue mosque Me a Topkapi palace View over istanbul from ...
Posted in Traveltime in Europe by bstead
It was a bit of a mission getting to Istanbul from Naxos; 6hr ferry, 2 hours on Athens underground, 16 person rickety plane to Istanbul then another hour on the Istanbul metro’s. Still, we got ...
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A Ferry to Byzantium (with thanks to WB Yeats)
that - visit Europe. I've been fascinated by Byzantium/Constantinople/Istanbul in all its guises, for many ...
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