Istanbul, Turkey (12/23-12/25)

Stay at Sokullu Pasa in Istanbul Attended Turkish Show Musica Hall named GAR - belly dance!

Took a boat trip 1st Bosphorus bridge connecting Europe to Asia

2nd bridge at the nearest point Water front homes

Rumeli fort guarding Bosphorus I stood in the fort

Tour bus Dolmabahce (2nd) Palace

Dolmabahce Palace Visited carpet store - no flying carpet for sale!

Free breakfast bar at Pasa Famous St. Sophia museum

Blue Mosque museum Grand bazaar, numerous jewely & carpet stores

Obelisk of Theodosius Only Christmas sign in my hotel

Topkapi (1st) Palace Topkapi Palace

Suleymaniye functioning Mosque Flying (12/25) to Kuala Lumpur

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