Monthly Archives: February 2014

TRABZON TRABIZOND

Istanbul’s second airport Gokcen is so far out of town the cost of the taxi there is higher than the cost of any plane ticket, flying domestically with Pegasus is incredibly cheap. I looked around my fellow passengers and noted … Continue reading

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The Bridge Galata Köprüsü

The Aya Sofia, the Blue Mosque the Galata bridge among a few others are part of totemic importance to the Istanbullus. Long before I ever thought of visiting Istanbul I saw a documentary about Istanbul on Thalassa a French tv … Continue reading

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John Thomson’s map of Arabia

Full Title: ARABIA, EGYPT, ABYSSINIA, RED SEA .. Cartographer: John Thomson Date: 1814 London Size: 50*59 cms Price: £285.00 Rare map in this condition Beautiful and stunning folio map of Arabia and the Red Sea. So finely engraved by Menzies … Continue reading

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