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Haydarpasa Station, Istanbul

Euro 2020 Match Day 10 – Switzerland v Turkey

The match between the bottom two teams in the group takes place in Baku. Switzerland Zurich is Switzerland’s largest city and a place I have been two twice. Indeed it was the last overseas city I went to for leisure purposes in February 2020, when we used it as a staging post to visit Liechtenstein. […]

Haydarpasa Station, Istanbul

Friday Photos – Haydarpasa Train Station, Istanbul

Haydarpasa on the Asian side of the Bosphorus was my gateway to Syria back in 2009. It has been shut for since 2012, with trains eastwards departing from elsewhere in Istanbul. This meant the 2015 journey I undertook to Georgia started from the suburb of Pendik. It really is a grand old station that was […]

View of Istanbul from the Bosphorus Ferry

A-Z April Challenge (Cities Visited) – I is for Istanbul

For me Istanbul has recently been used as a gateway to somewhere else – overnight train journeys east en-route to Syria and Georgia, direct to Thessaloniki and as a flight stop off en-route for taking an overnight train from Tbilisi to Baku or a journey through Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan. This has usually meant just whistle […]

Haydarpasa Station, Istanbul