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I wish I could have a little space to write in overlooking the Bosporus and the old city. I have lovely memories of spending a few days there in 1988 with my youngest daughter. I was a Fulbright Junior Lecturer teaching EFL at Cukurova Univ. and she was attending Tarsus American School. We were on winter break, traveled there from Adana by bus, found a pension w/wonderful proprieters - a Turkish man and his Japanese wife - visited the Blue Mosque, Aya Sofya, Capali Carsi, ate stuffed mussels on a floating restaurant below the Galata Bridge, took a ferry ride across the Bosporus, visited the underground cisterns and walked all over the Topkapi palace. What lovely memories!!
a lovely time!

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