Turkey … a country with a long history and beautiful scenic views (1)

The following posting will be on my trip to Turkey for a short holiday way back in Dec 2009; a 10 days 7 nights a trip that took me close to 3600km round trip.

Where I headed when I was in Turkey you may ask? Highlighted below in the boxes were the places I went; starting from Istanbul doing an anticlockwise direction and finally back to Istanbul.

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Took off from KLIA and a journey that took 10 hours direct flight to Istanbul’s International Airport; Ataturk Airport

KLIA International Airport.

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.. and inside the airport.

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Arrived in Istanbul in the early morning just before sunrise. Driving along the coastline…

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Sea of Marmara……

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Hagia Sophia is a former Orthodox  patriarchal basilica, then later a mosque and now a museum.

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This is the Sultan Ahmed Mosque as also known a Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior, is a historical mosque in Istanbul.

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Following on the next post on journey in Turkey.