Monday, May 25, 2015


Istanbul is a city that I have wanted to get to. I definitely enjoyed our time there buuuuuut 3 hours in the city is not enough! It was fun to go out and see some of the main sights instead of sitting in the airport. We left a lot of extra time to get back to the airport and it's a good thing we did! It took us twice as long to get back in the evening traffic as it had to get from the airport to the city center.

Outside the Blue Mosque:

Turkish Delight mmmmmmmm
(we taste-tested enough to count as dinner #1)

Even the sewer covers are pretty here!

View of the Blue Mosque down one of the main touristy streets:

Dinner #2:


  1. I LOVE the picture of the man outside the Blue Mosque! It looks like maybe a public bath, but as he is dressed, is it a hand washing station? What exactly is it?

    1. Yes, I read that a person washes his/her hands, head, and feet before going into the mosque to pray. The pink containers on the wall next to each faucet is soap.