Original playout date: 22 February 2008
“Suyu gibi asiz ol!” This is another of my all time faves. With my good friends and colleagues from Istanbul. One of the evenings it would be so nice to go back and repeat.
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Original playout date: 18 February 2008
It’s Sunday night live at the Hippodrome, but in this case the original hippodrome from Constantinople, along with other sights such as more of the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and the “New mosque” which is new at 400 years old.
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Original playout date: 17 February 2008
I remember this day in January 2016 as the first time I had walked a full 16 km since my youth. This corresponds o an early point in my now 11 year attempt to lose weight and gain strength in walking, which has been an up and down journey, but which has probably enabled me to live this long, as I was not in a good state before, unable to walk many kilometres, even just a few months prior to this.
Here are some of the lovey things I saw in the earlier part of that day after the church visit I had in the morning.
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Original playout date: 16 February 2008
The eighth in the Huliganov’s Turkish Experience series. I visit the Church in Chalcedon, or Kaddikoy, where the church had a major council in the fourth century. The style has changed since then, but certain things don’t change…
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Original playout date: 9 February 2008
I had to work during the day on the Saturday, but I had the evening to myself, and decided to retrace some of my earlier steps in the Beyoglu district. I bought some fine shirts at a third of the price available in Poland! And I had some more of that topik again. That topik is fantastic stuff.
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