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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