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Wish you were here!

It was my sister-in-law’s birthday on Friday. The Pazzo, kids and I went with her, her two little ones and the Pazzo’s brother for a late lunch To start the celebrations. 456 more words


ah istanbul ah. senin içinde yaşayan yanlız milyonlardan biriyiz hepimiz


Travel companions

Remembering Sarah January 1953 – January 2015

Travel is more enjoyable when you can share it with a like-minded friend and to lose one of those companions leaves a painful gap. 476 more words

Excitement bubbling over

To say I’m excited is certainly an understatement! After the meeting with an agent from Maties Travel during the week, my plans for September are in full swing. 293 more words


What Might Constantinople be Today if Constantinople had not fell to the Ottoman Attackers?

In 1453, the fortified city of Constantinople fell after a seven week siege. The victor was an Ottoman General, Sultan Mehmet II. The conquest of Constantinople had been attempted numerous times for more 700 years, and, from the growing Islamic world perspective, it had been a long sought-after event, because the Christian city of Constantinople, with its “Roman” emperor, was a thorn in the side of Muslim expansion. 519 more words