November 11, 2018
Our last stop before all going our separate ways was in Istanbul. Highlight of that visit for me was the Hagia Sophia, once the tallest structure in the world and certainly one of the oldest still standing. There is a lot of history, including that it wasn’t officially called Istanbul until 1930. But I’ll let you google for the history. I’m just here to brag with photographic evidence that I’ve been there (although in this case it appears I don’t actually make an appearance in my own photos).
One of my other favorite parts of Istanbul was the lounge at the Ataturk airport. Free food and drinks for as long as you need to wait for your flight. Only thing is… it doesn’t seem like any one checks your ticket once you’re in. So if you ever need to hide for a long while…