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“New” is a term best understood by Turks

We slept solidly, barely noticing the morning call to prayer. After breakfast and showers we dressed (in the end over estimating our tolerance for the cold) and headed towards the Hippodrome to catch the tram across the bridge to “new” Istanbul. A quick funicular trip up the side of the ridge and we were near … Continue reading »

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The Delight-full Tale of Two Continents

After a welcome nights sleep we awoke for a bathroom break with a call to prayer, then slept in a little – I guess we are tired. A quick morning cup of tea then we were out and up the hill to a tram stop that took us over near the spice markets for the … Continue reading »

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