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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.


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


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


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:


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