Category: Turkey

October 12, 2007

Istanbul City Sightseeing

Filed under: Istanbul - Turkey - 12 Oct 2007

DAY 3 – Our morning visit was to the Hagia Sophia, noted to be the most magnificent of the Byzantine churches.  Had a great time here checking out the mosaics depicting various religious scenes.  The original mosaics had been destroyed during …

Istanbul City Sightseeing overview

Filed under: Istanbul - Turkey - 12 Oct 2007

DAY 2 – Istanbul is a fascinating city that owns the distinction of being the only city in the world that spans two continents, Europe and Asia. It’s distinguished history as capital to three empires, the Roman, Byzantine …

October 10, 2007

Arriving in Instanbul

Filed under: Istanbul - Turkey - 10 Oct 2007

DAY 1 – Our journey this morning began at 4 a.m. when we had to make our way to Leeds-Bradford airport and then to London, Frankfurt and finally arriving in Istanbul at 5.30 p.m.  Arrival procedures included having to …

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