Went to Istanbul with my parents in 2007 or 2008. The best thing was cats everywhere. Most stray, all very well-fed and lounging about like the world is their oyster, which it is, because the prophet liked them. Went inside the Hagia Sophia, the aqueducts, and Topkapi palace (with the tricked-out harem area). Ate a lot of grilled and fried fish.2 months ago
Turkey aka: TurkiyeIstanbul, Hagia Sophia, and Ephesus. Turkey is featured on the lists Directory of Countries, Asia, and Neither here nor there: places with multiple parents. Places in Turkey have been tagged turkey, history, and historical.
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A Day-Trip by DerJon
Took a day trip into eastern Turkey from Sarpi Georgia. We were pleasantly surprised to see that we got a 90-day multi-entry visa, which could come in handy in the future. Also surprising was how nice people were. Granted, we were in a region known specifically for being a cheap shopping destinations for Georgians, and Americans don’t go too much, but they really went out of their way to welcome us. Security at the “Istanbul Bazaar” bought us a cup of coffee and friended us on Facebook immediately. Then we were met with friendly street vendors, all of whom spoke Georgian and Turkish, not English. They still tried to help us, and my broken Georgian made it possible. The manager at the Burger King also had a pleasant conversation with us telling us that BK was coming to Georgia. Saw some mosques and lots of people. Overall, a great day, a cheap trip, and very easy to get to from Batumi, Georgia!11 months ago
I just have one thing to say: I have to go back. I’ve never been much interested in the country until I visited it. And now I’m completly in love. It’s one of those places where you leave a piece of your heart and eventually you end up going to get it.
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Alexandra Tibbetts asks,“I'd like to do the sailing on the coast of Turkey thing. how does that work exactly?” over 2 years ago
wisepig asks,“Hi folks! I'm heading to Turkey for 4 days in April. I know it's only a short period of time but I'd like to spend at least one day outside of Istanbul. If you have any ideas on where to go and what to see, please let me know! Thanks.” over 6 years ago
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calvinstiger asks,“I am going to Turkey this coming November 2006. This is one of the place that fit into our travelling budget and both my wife and I are ok with the idea of going there. (I was grumbling about going to New Zealand to look at sheeps, water and mountains. An” over 6 years ago
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