Our first full day in Istanbul

We arrived late last night and Poppy, Hugh and I were thrilled to be reunited with their Daddy! He had arrived a day earlier to indulge in a little Byzantine culture – our first trip here 24 years ago was to aid his PhD in Ancient History – but we happened to fall in love too. Istanbul is a very special place for us and I am quite surprised it’s taken us so long to get back here!

We were super excited at Manchester airport – Turkish Airlines are one of the best, if not the best airline I have ever flown on!

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This morning we began the day with a trip to the Grand Bazaar where Poppy became the only person I know to get something for free instead of having to barter! She is in her element here – people are SO friendly and she is chatting everyone up a storm with her pidgin Turkish!

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With her gifted scarf – just for being cute!

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1 thought on “Our first full day in Istanbul

  1. Fiona Blake

    Oh Joanna, I can’t wait to see more of this trip! Day 1 looked great. The food is starting to make me feel very hungry and Poppy looks so chuffed with her scarf!!!

    Bring on tomorrow!

    Reply

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