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ISTANBUL, TURKEY

Day 3

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The Canadian Navy docked near us.

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The finish line for the 8 day bicycle race

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Tulips actually originated in Turkey, not Holland! These beautiful plantings are in the gardens (now a public park) around Topkapi Palace.

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Ataturk and me

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More wonderful flowers in Gűlhane Park

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The towers of Topkapi through the Spring-bare branches

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So this is how those TV guys broadcast a bicycle race!

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Random street shots – we are not in Kansas, for sure!

Posted by Swenigale 06:44

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