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Wednesday September 12, we visited two notable mosques–Suleimaniye and Beyazit. Of course, I also had to take notice of the university.

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We drove past parts of the old city walls and the Aqueduct of Valens, where a photograph of the entire group was taken. (Link forthcoming) Meanwhile, it looks more or less like this

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Lovely and scenic lunch followed atop (or near atop) Galata Tower (photo forthcoming), followed by yet another, even more striking, mosque–Rustem Pasha

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The afternoon concluded with a brief tour of the spice bazaar, which is really more about color and scents than imagery, but here’s a glimpse:

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All these posts should be more detailed, but I have limited time and a slow connection. Updates next week, I hope.

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