Istanbul

2006 – Istanbul, Turkey

I was one week in Istanbul, on the border between Europe and Asia.
Sultanahmet

Sultanahmet is the historic center of Istanbul.

20 photos.

Hagia Sophia

This was the largest church in the world for 1000 years.

11 photos.

Dolmabahçe Palace

The European-style Dolmabahçe Palace was the administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1853 to 1923.

15 photos.

Chios

2000 – Aegean Sea

Erik and I had a one week holiday in the Aegean Sea from during the spring.
Chios, Greece

We spent most of the time in Chios, the fifth largest of the Greek islands.

19 photos.

Çeşme, Turkey

While on holiday on a Greek island, we took a ferry over to the coastal town of Çeşme in western Asia Minor (Anatolia).

6 photos.