A Tog's Trek

Travel Photography

2008 - Istanbul


2008 - Istanbul

In 2008, I spent a week in Istanbul with a borrowed DLSR. More than any other trip I have been on, this one made the decision that I wanted to pursue photography, not just occasionally take some photos.

The following are excerpts from my trip, highlighting some of the best things to see and do:

  1. Sultanahmet
  2. Topkapi Palace
  3. Istanbul Archeology Museum
  4. Galata Bridge
  5. The Blue Mosque
  6. Basilica Cistern
  7. Istanbul Museum of the History of Science and Technology in Islam
  8. Sultan II Mahmut Tomb
  9. Grand Bazaar
  10. Hippodrome
  11. Galata Tower
  12. New Town
  13. Kamondo Stairs
  14. Modern Art Museum
  15. Hagia Sophia
  16. Spice Bazaar
  17. Bosphorus Cruise
  18. Asian Istanbul
  19. Dolmabahce Palace
  20. Cemberlitas Hamami