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Sultan’s Living Room – Topkapi Palace – Istanbul

I took this photo of the sultan’s reception room while visiting the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul in 2005.  While this former palace of the Ottomans was splendid, the harem was the most interesting part of my visit.  I loved exploring … Continue reading

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The Bosphorus – Istanbul

I took this photo while visiting Istanbul with a friend in April 2009.  For more pics, click on the “Istanbul, 4/09″ album on my Gallery.

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My Top 7 Favorite Spas and Baths

The following is a list of my favorite spas and baths.   Chile: Termas Geometricas –  Hot springs complex in souther Chile.  Click here to read more about my experience at this place. Istanbul: Cagaloglu Hammam – an old, Ottoman … Continue reading

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Relaxing in a Hammam in Istanbul

Like almost everyone else who visits Istanbul, I wanted to take a bath in one of the city’s famous hammams when I was in Turkey in October 2005.  I chose the nearly 300 year old Cagaloglu Hammam located near the … Continue reading

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