After a short night, we were quickly en route the first day of our trip. We had planned to see most of the old city of Istanbul… 1,123 more words
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My second full day in Istanbul and it was finally time to cross the Bosphorus sea to the other side, Europe! I know that most Europeans (apparently) barely even set foot on the Asian side when they visit, so it was nice to be staying there and now be able to cross over to my “own” continent. 246 more words
Istanbul is the city that has three lives, the first one as Byzantium, the second as Costantinopoli and the current one as Istanbul.
You may clearly see everywhere in the city all the story, all the different architecture, all the conquerors and sultans traces, all the influence that different people left in this amazing crossroad. 686 more words