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How I crossed Bosphorus

At 20:45 I arrived at St Görans Hospital emergency entrance. I took a number, registered myself then had a seat. That evening I was supposed to be at my place relaxing and sharing my emotions after the Bosphorus Cross Continental Race. 29 more words


And Finally Vacation is Here!

Yes, Gentle Reader, it’s that time of the year again! So grab your passport, sunscreen, cute walking shoes and sunnies because we’re off to Istanbul! It’s been wonderful here. 221 more words

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Sleeping in ... Istanbul

We stayed at Side Hotel in Istanbul.  After the excitement of the shared room in Copenhagen, it was a nice reprieve to have a private room in Istanbul, even if it was only going to be for a couple of nights. 888 more words


Aya Sofya in Historic Istanbul.

Aya Sofya is in Sultanahmet Park – old Istanbul next to The Blue Mosque.

Aya Sofya or Hagia Sophia is among Istanbul’s most famous and fascinating monuments.           305 more words


Turkey: Hagia Sophia & The Streets of Istanbul

Today is moving day! We are moving back to Virginia from South Carolina so the husband can finish his last year of law school.

The last day we were in Istanbul, we had an afternoon to go see the Hagia Sophia. 250 more words


Istanbul Day 2

This is a big ol’ post so be prepared.

Our first day in Istanbul had been great and we woke up the next day keen for more exploration!  673 more words