Back in Istanbul, after far too long away
Soviet-era metros, Istanbul’s travelling dog, a photo trip to the Faroe Islands, and more travel reads.
ISTANBUL - After two great months in the Balkans I now make my way in a southeasterly direction, which will eventually lead me back to a reopened Australia. It’s been over 8 years since I was last in Istanbul, and like my last visit in 2013, I find myself exclaiming that I should spend more time here. For now, I will take this stopover.
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“Between 2014 and 2020, Frank Herfort visited more than 770 metro stations in 19 cities, creating a remarkable archive of architectural and artistic splendor.”
“By charting the city’s most walkable corridors, the Footways project invites residents to get around by foot — and demand better pedestrian infrastructure.”
Tyler Cowan’s unconventional suggestion would also make for a good travel guide.
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