Tag: Istanbul

Crossroads Tour – The Topkapi Palace…

I arrive at the Topkapi Palace 2 hours before closing. I wait in a line that eats up twenty valuable minutes, and enter through the Gate of Salutation, whose iconic towers remind me a little bit of Disneyland.

Crossroads Tour – Prologue…

I receive a gift – an opportunity to take an extended trip abroad, to any country I choose.I had promised myself that if another opportunity ever arose, I would begin where I last ended, in Florence.

Crossroads Tour – Sleepless in the Sultanahmet…

It’s overcast outside, much like my mood. I’m exhausted. I cannot get onto the WIFI. I am ready to buy a return plane ticket if I can ever get online…