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The blue mosque Istanbul. So named due to its blue marbled hue. Located near the hippodrome (horse riding track) of ancient Byzantium, the mosque is still in active use today.
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The Aye Sofia Istanbul. Located only a short distance from the blue mosque, the Aye Sofia was a christian church until the city was conquered by the ottomans who renamed the city from Constantinople to Istanbul (just like the song). The church was converted to a mosque, today it is a museum
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The hue of the blue mosque changes with the sun, but it always seems to glow.
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Brightly colored houses of istanbul
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Ephesus famous for the Pauline letter was once one of the largest cities in the Roman empire
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Swimming among the ruins at the hot mineral baths near Pammukale Turkey
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Marmaris Turkey a resort and shipping town near Rhodes, Greece, Home of some great kebabs.
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The old town Rhodes greece
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The narrow cobbled streets of Rhodes reminded me a lot of Jerusalem

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