Tag: turkey

Well, the rolling edelweiss-covered hills of Austria are kind of similar to the black, imposing mountains of  Eastern Anatolia, in that they’re both big and mountainous… but I guess the similarities stop there. BUT it is a good title, as I’m going to tell you about the start of my trip to Turkey, which begun in Istanbul: Constantinople, the home of Christianity until ‘The Great Schism’ (a great name) in the 11th century,  when Roman Catholicism split from Eastern Orthodoxy…

It was another dismal day today, so I totally failed at taking some photos. But tomorrow I’m going to write (a small bit) about my trip to Turkey, with some photos to accompany it. I was truly awful at updating my previous journal with details on my travels, hopefully I can make amends — to myself, and to my friends and family — by trying to chronicle a small fraction of what I actually got up to. To keep you…