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My several over-the-pole flights had discombobulated my energy and I was flat out on the couch in my lovely Gilo cottage when my husband announced we were flying to Istanbul the next morning. Oy Vay! Come what may I had to pull myself together and prepare for a two week adventure through Turkey, our last Middle East adventure.

We arrived at ten the following morning to a country that lies in Western Asia and Europe; the Dardanelles, Sea of Marmora and the Bosphorus separating it from Europe. Turkey is said to be a democratic country and part of the Council of Europe.

This July day the Turkish airport was filled with a bustling throng of excited, Turkish and western travellers. Heaps of vibrancy and anxious and apprehensive minds and faces dominated the scene. We took a cab to our hotel passing by the crumbling stadium where gladiators fought lions. I had seen a past life of my husband’s in this occupation.

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  • Jamie
    Jamie says #
    Ms. Toews-Andrews, I will most likely never visit Turkey, but I really appreciate that you've shared your journey with us! It sou

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