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... muslims. It's the first place in Istanbul I've been where prayers have been broadcast, and crowds gather outside mosques to participate. I watched idly with a degree of reverence. You have to admire commitment to faith, whatever form it takes. Although I'd heard of a few interesting sights in Kadikoy, once I got there I found that all I wanted to do was wander. For the next four hours, wander I did. When you take all pressure off yourself to see anything in particular, ...
A Turkish Village and vegetable market Today we visited a typical Turkish village named Kirikli a mosque and an outstanding Tuesday Farmers Market. There is nothing in North America quite like it. The quality and freshness and supply of produce is amazing. We bought a dozen tangerines for 1Turkish lira . That's about 50 cents US. Kusadasi the port ...
... and were both surprised when we found fries inside the wrap) and ate during the call to prayer. We then entered the mosque, removed our shoes, donned our scarves, and borrowed some skirts (probably should have thought about the skinny pants thing...) and looked up. It's easy to see why it's the Blue Mosque- the tiles are stunning!! Our next planned stop was the Galata Tower, on the other side of ...
... we saw the oldest son now working there. Basically it was donner meat (read gyro) on bread (pita) with a BUTTER sauce poured over it. Really! What's not to like????
Our next stop was so exciting. It is -- I think -- the only mosque in the world that is designed by a ...
... theaters, cinemas and art galleries. The 16th. century Pera palace was rebuilt in 1781 and turned into a hotel in 1892 for the purpose of hosting the passengers of the Orient Express, along with Ernest Hemingway, Agatha Christie and Alfred Hitchcock.
From the Katabas dock we decided to take our chances and take the funicular up to Taksim ...