Turkish Surprise

By Jennie Rothenberg Gritz
The Ottoman Mystique by James Fallows
The Atlantic, December 2008

"Before going to Istanbul, I barely thought about the place. Now, a year later, it is often on my mind. That is mainly because it provides what is rarest in travel: an aesthetic and even sensual surprise."

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