Author: Kate Temple

13-17yrs, 18 & over, commentary, Education, global citizenship

Istanbul, Turkey is all that!


Istanbul, Turkey is very much a cosmopolitan city- but 98% muslim so mosques everywhere and a few Byzantine churches- converted then into mosques- such a crossroads of history and culture.  I have been imagining Romans, Greeks, Ottomans, Crusaders (burly Germans, aristocratic Italians, argumentative Frenchmen– all kinds of people walking on the stones of the Hagia

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