Arigato, Japonia! 2. La Kyoto prin…Istanbul / Arigato, Japan! To Kyoto via…Istanbul

I knew that April is the month when one can see Istanbul full of tulips due to the Tulip Festival. It is the 7th edition now, and I wanted to go to Emirgan Park, the place where all the events … Continue reading

Circuit in Turcia 14. Moscheea Selimiye din Edirne / Roundtrip in Turkey 14. Selimiye Mosque in Edirne

Edirne was the first town I entered in Turkey. We visited there only the Selimiye Mosque, which offered a wonderful sample of Ottoman architecture. It is said that the sultan Selim II saw Mohammed in a dream and decided to … Continue reading

Circuit in Turcia 7. Ce mai e de vazut in Sultanahmet? / Roundtrip in Turkey 7. What Can You See More in Sultanahmet?

Sultanahmet area, named after the founder of the Blue Mosque, has much to offer: besides the two wonders, St. Sophia and the Blue Mosque, it is the Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, The Hypodrome, Basilica Cisterna, the old, wooden, ottoman … Continue reading