Turkey: Istanbul


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...while Nancy, Fred, and guide Ali enjoy the national drink, Raki, made with anisette and water...

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...a nearby party of Turks enjoys too...

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Ali dances to the music with Fred applauding!

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Turks gathering to ferry across the Bosphorus to the Asian side of Istanbul, a city on two continents. Note that, although 99% muslim, the dress is very western.

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Istanbul is surrounded by (salt) water; this is the Golden Horn inlet.

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Entrance to Topkapi Palace from the Ottoman Empire, 1300-1918. The Palace wias first completed about 1478; additions and improvements continued throughout the centuries.