Winter in Istanbul: Bosphorus Views

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Saturday 15 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

Riding the ferry boats back and forth across the Bosphorus is a magical thing. There are many many ferries, crisscrossing the channel between the European and Asian continents all day long, and well into the night.

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You can see so much of the city.

On one side – the mosques, the palace, the history…

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And on the other side – the city at large…

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Passing by a flotilla of small fishing boats

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Close to Galata Bridge

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Looking up the Bosphorus, towards the Black Sea

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The Bosphorus Bridge

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Of course, the Bosphorus is also well known for its commercial cargo and container traffic, linking the Aegean (and thereby the Mediterranean) and Black Seas.

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One thought on “Winter in Istanbul: Bosphorus Views

  1. Colleen says:

    These photos bring back great memories I have a similar collection somewhere in one of my many albums of my time in turkey ..thanks for sharing

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