Article by Eleanor Shelton
I had the privilege to accompany a tour arranged by The American Friends of Turkey. The tour was 10 days of both Istanbul and the western coast, two distinctly different feels of the country, both extraordinary! Istanbul was beautiful, old, new, growing, or rather, bursting. I was surprised at how little hassle I got in the touristy areas (some to be sure) and how lovely the Turkish people are. <br>
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