Travel Blogs from Istanbul, Turkey

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De retour en Europe, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

De retour en Europe

A travel blog entry by sebjossi

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De retour dans cette ville aussi belle qu'immense... Je n'ai pas le temps de m'ennuyer ici. Tellement de choses a voir et a faire. Je me suis risque aux bains turcs cet apres midi et j'ai pris l'option 'full service'! Alors en gros on rentre dans une ...

Leaving Europe, one month on the road, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Leaving Europe, one month on the road

A travel blog entry by col.caf

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... before but this was different because it was the place.  I didn’t realize until I was leaving how much I like the Istanbul and what a great time I had had there.  Istanbul is a driver’s nightmare.  We had to wind around narrow ...

R & R, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

R & R

A travel blog entry by saundersfamily

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... provides those serving in hardship posts airfare to locations, on a cost construct basis, considered more developed for rest and recuperation.  Istanbul was the choice for our R & R.  It was close to us and a place that I had always wanted ...

Mosques in Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Mosques in Istanbul

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... After a while of wandering we jumped in a taxi and headed back home. Sunday 10th June Big day of sightseeing in Istanbul today starting with a traditional Turkish breakfast of small bread pieces, some unknown meat slice, cheese, feta, olives, cucumber ...

Topkapi Palace ... WOW!!!, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Topkapi Palace ... WOW!!!

A travel blog entry by milver

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... that we ended up taking wasn't even depicted in the lonely planet travel guide. So travelers beware! We still saw more of Istanbul and witnessed the hustle and bustle of daily life. People cross the street here just like in Ecuador. They aren't afraid of ...

Istanbul 2, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Istanbul 2

A travel blog entry by aarondewitt

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... nbsp; the attribute the problems to instigation by foreign powers and show pictures of turks massacred by armenians. after that i walked to Istanbul Mondern, the mondern art museum here.  it's quite new an in a really cool area in an old warehouse ...

Spending the day with Aisling, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Spending the day with Aisling

A travel blog entry by wrlondon

See ...

sunny sun sun sunnnnnn, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

sunny sun sun sunnnnnn

A travel blog entry by ashbyers

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yesterday i went with my boss to the mall so he could buy new headphones and then we ended up smelling perfume and cologne for 20 minutes... it was me and two guys that i work with and it was hilarious because there i was standing in this shop with two ...

Istanbul Transfer, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Istanbul Transfer

A travel blog entry by wagscallion

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Yes, Turkey. We were the lucky ones, loads of backpackers were stranded in India unable to get flights to Eurpoe. Our agent Jonny at Travel Nation bailed us out ...

Gobble Gobble, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Gobble Gobble

A travel blog entry by keetchadam

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Hey all We only stayed in Istanbul for three nights, but it was enough to see that it is a beautiful city. I'm sure we could have done a lot more there but as the both of us were very tired from all our adventures we just saw the blue mosque, hagia ...

Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Istanbul

A travel blog entry by braneb

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Sedaj sem v Istanbulu. Prezivel sem obisk bazarja ( habibi ti ves kako jih ljubim ane ;)), celo veckrat in Turki so bolj normalni kot arabci. Pivo je odlicno, kebabi tudi.... Prvi vecer sva sla malo pogledat po mestu in ker je najin hostel v neposredni ...

Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Istanbul

A travel blog entry by nevendula

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Where East Meets West: Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Where East Meets West: Istanbul

A travel blog entry by kiri-ana

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Terrace bars Shisha bars/cafes Mosques Call to prayer - sounded nice! Not too loud Beautiful buildings! Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque and Basilica Cistern Harassment (harmless but annoying) from Turkish men esp if not accompanied by a ...

Day 3, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by hrtravellers

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Hello!              I have now been in the city of Istanbul for three days.  The flights were long but the excitement kept us awake, although we were a little cranky when ...

It's Istanbul; not Constantinople!, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

It's Istanbul; not Constantinople!

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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... of this beautiful city.   The ship left Istanbul as the sun set and we were off to the island of Lesbos.  Istanbul is a beautiful city which reminds us a lot of San Francisco because of its hilly terrain and being surrounded by water.  What ...

CHAPTER 8 - ITALY, GREECE AND TURKEY, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

CHAPTER 8 - ITALY, GREECE AND TURKEY

A travel blog entry by barneyandpier

... June 13th KM START = 20,248 (Trip = 9,878) KM END = 20,641 (Trip = 10,271 ) Route: Troy > Cannakale > Gallipoli > Istanbul "How was the party last night?" asks the owner of the pension over breakfast. "The food was great!" I reply, being as ...

Of bazaars and their effect on the human psyche., Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Of bazaars and their effect on the human psyche.

A travel blog entry by leighhansen

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... the one in Cairo and I've walked through the mercados in Mexico city... but no bazaar can compare to those in Istanbul. These things are immense, serpentine mazes of covered streets. We got lost everytime we turned a corner. All the boutiques look ...

A New World, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

A New World

A travel blog entry by charliekelli

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... guard in various places near the water. I flashed back to Crazy Aunt Carol and her warnings about safety. I knew that Turkey bordered Iraq, but Istanbul is far away from that part of the country. It seems the guards were just being safe, watching over ...

Istanbul - Relax, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Istanbul - Relax

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

We awoke this morning to a thick cloud covering the city. It is unbelievable after two day of clear blue skies to suddenly have a completely overcast day. Also the temperature has dropped about 10 degrees meaning we are now cold. A complete change to ...

Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Istanbul

A travel blog entry by pathenger

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Just missed the floods the week before in Istanbul but had some cloudy days with light rain. Had a great hotel location and could walk everywhere. Went to the Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Sophia Museum, Spice bazaar, river boat trip  and of course ...

A decision was made, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

A decision was made

A travel blog entry by ashbyers

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7533414.stm good, bad? you ...

Land of the Sultans, Sultanahmet, Turkey travel blog

Land of the Sultans

A travel blog entry by jemthegem

I love this place! Saturday we went to the Blue Mosque which is absolutely stunning, with amazing tiles and architecture. The line to get in was quite long, and we used the time to cover our heads, take off our shoes and make sure we looked okay, its ...

Istanbul: Cats' eyes, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Istanbul: Cats' eyes

A travel blog entry by skb004

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... each morning! Just got back from dinner. It was enjoyed sitting on an outside table with the company of a number of of Istanbul's substantial cat population. They didn't bother us, just sat nearby and watched.... 9pm - Trying to hang on a bit longer, but ...

Istanbul, Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Istanbul, Turkey

A travel blog entry by sewtersojourns

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... purchase new watches with their birthday money, so thanks to the family for the $$$ gifts!!!. We enjoyed our wanderings in Istanbul, the sights varied, different and amazing. The Ayasofia was an imposing building, the history, most interesting.  We ...

Petite leçon de turc, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Petite leçon de turc

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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Chaque lettre se prononce, et chacune toujours de la même façon, quelles que soıent les lettres suıvante et précédente. Par contre, le 'c' et le ‘s’ peuvent changer de consonnance quand on leur adjoint un point en dessous ...

Our Gateway to Europe, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Our Gateway to Europe

A travel blog entry by jasieniukrtw

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... to enjoy the massive amounts of tulips, the cool, clean air, and the ancient sights around the town. Turkey April 16-22, 2009 Yeaaaa we are in Istanbul and are so excited to be here. It is clean, cool, beautiful with green healthy ...

last days in Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

last days in Turkey

A travel blog entry by nwtmike

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... March. Turkey was a great experience in so many ways.  Our favourite place was Erzurum and the surrounding area; however, Istanbul certainly kept us both entertained as well.  I wasn't crazy about the air quality in Istanbul on far too many ...

Quand l'Ouest rencontre l'Est, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Quand l'Ouest rencontre l'Est

A travel blog entry by danielaube

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... est difficile, car je n`ai pas encore de recule. Je suis présentement dans un café Internet remplis d`étudiants universitaires. Istanbul est extrêmement stimulante pour les sens! Vue: Cara et moi avons visiter la plus vieille église que j`ai ...

Istanbul - Day 3, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Istanbul - Day 3

A travel blog entry by shaanandkate

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We slept in and made a legit Turkish breakfast which now included eggs.  We headed back out via tram to Sultanahmet where we saw the Topkapi Palace and its harem (where the Sultan lived with his family - and consorts …)  The palace was ...

Day 2 in Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey travel blog

Day 2 in Istanbul

A travel blog entry by wlj3

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Topka Palace. Relics of Prophet Mohammad on display. Re-enactment of a royal guard and band. Local students like David is a NBA star. Visit a family who lived in an apartment. Evening ...

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