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Just 30 miles east of Istanbul, on the North Shore of Marmara is the district of Gebez. I took a day trip, about an hour drive out there to see the Osman Hamdi Bey Museum. Osman Hamdi Bey was an Ottoman administrator, intellectual, art expert and also a prominent and pioneering painter. Osman Hamdi Bey actually lived in this house for 26 years in Gebze now it ...
... to, or call for coffee at anytime, such generosity. We returned to Dream Catcher and set Doris to take us to Sile a costal resort on the Black Sea Coast, recommended by Murat. The traffic was once again very busy. As we were stopped in a queue of traffic, a man on the pavement was so busy looking and putting his thumbs up at us he walked onto a lamp post, we didn't laugh, honest! I was looking at the map trying to decide what the area was that we ...
Today we set off with my copy of Orhan Pamuk's novel, Museum of Innocence to the museum of the same name in the newer part of European Istanbul across the Golden Horn via the Galata Bridge. He is Turkey's only Nobel Laureate for Literature. The Museum consists of various exhibits that relate to the protagonists' experiences in the novel and the audio guide has the writer, Pamuk, reading from the relevant section of his novel for each exhibit. I thoroughly enjoyed ...
... building. The Hagia Sophia, having been a church and then eventually turned into a mosque, boasted both Christian and Islamic symbols in a very interesting mix of art and history. There was not a piece of art or decoration that was not absolutely breathtaking. From the murals of Jesus and the Virgin Mary to the giant names of Allah and Muhammed near the front of the building, literally everything was picture worthy. The only sad part about our visit was the ...
... br> The Grand Bazaar was surprisingly shut too, probably the only day it ever does. I found another money exchange so went ahead as I needed to eat and was too scared to spend on my last 15 Lira.
As most places were shut I was able to look more at ...