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Turkey: Mosques & Museums

March 21, 2016.  Turkey is simply chockablock with “bucket list” sites, especially for folks like Matthew and me, who’ve studied architecture and archaeology.  But rather than bombard you with basic guidebook information, I thought I’d share with you my favorite fun factoids and most memorable moments of Istanbul’s historical sites.  I’ve covered a lot of territory below, so prepare yourself.  Plus, I’ve created some gargantuan photo galleries that I hope will whet your appetite for a visit.  (Click on the images for bigger views and captions.)  Enjoy! Continue reading Turkey: Mosques & Museums