Istanbul & Surroundings Travel Adventures

Istanbul & Surroundings Travel Adventures

by Samantha Lafferty
     
 
The second you land in Istanbul two things hit you: how vast it is and how chaotic. The cauldron of noise builds in the morning with the first call to prayer. As the city springs to life, ferries and tankers weave their way across the Bosphorus Strait from Asia to Europe and traffic chokes the streets. Hundreds of fishermen line the Galata Bridge in search of

Overview

The second you land in Istanbul two things hit you: how vast it is and how chaotic. The cauldron of noise builds in the morning with the first call to prayer. As the city springs to life, ferries and tankers weave their way across the Bosphorus Strait from Asia to Europe and traffic chokes the streets. Hundreds of fishermen line the Galata Bridge in search of their daily catch to sell in cafés nestled below, while seagulls swoop and squall. At the end of the bridge, locals crush into the dark passageways at Eminönü's spice market and along the warrens of the Grand Bazaar for another day of haggling.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588437358
Publisher:
Hunter Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
07/15/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
155
File size:
2 MB

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