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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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ISTANBUL EPHESUS AND THE AEGEAN SEA .

Friday evening in Istanbul or Beyoglu to be more precise, is a shock to the eardrums. Walking up the hill to and arriving at Independence street the noise was phenomenal.. It was the audible equivalent of opening a very hot … Continue reading

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ISTANBUL OFF TO THE BAZAAR

One of the great constants in every hotel I stayed in in Turkey is the breakfast, a sort of Turkish smorgasbord. And in Nuruziya Suites, one of the best friendly hotels in Pera ( see below) there was always a … Continue reading

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ISTANBUL BEING A TOURIST

The deal is I get six weeks to wander around foreign lands with my camera so I get a winter of processing colour photographs and printing the black & white, and in return Laurence and I have a couple of … Continue reading

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Istanbul Arriving in THE City

Istanbul. The city of 10,000 years of ghosts. The plan of a round trip of the Black Sea was put on the back burner after examination of the ferry timetables of the Georgian & Ukrainian shipping companies. The idea of … Continue reading

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