It was 2019. We were in those heady days when we could travel where we wanted, when we wanted. Constant mask wearing and hand washing was a thing of the future! I was visiting Istanbul! Sultan Ahmed Mosque (The Blue Mosque), Istanbul A place that straddles two continents and had an air of complete mystery [...]
Joy, pure and simple
The Tiled Kiosk Museum, Istanbul
As part of our trip to Istanbul in Turkey, we visited the Istanbul Archaeological Museum. It turned out that most of the museum was shut for renovation, but there were a few buildings and exhibits open. There was a really interesting sarcophagus exhibition, which housed tons of different sarcophagi. The most fascinating aspect of these [...]
That time I visited Istanbul…and it was under renovation!
Istanbul! A city which evokes exotic images of East meets West, a city which spans two continents... And a city which seemed to be completely under renovation when we visited! Yes, it felt like every landmark and monument that I visited on my whistlestop tour of the city in September had something going on. The [...]