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The Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey – Your guide to visiting Sultanahmet Camii

The Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey  – Your guide to visiting Sultanahmet Camii

What’s the Blue Mosque? In the 17th century, when Sultan Ahmet I was 19 and he ruled over the Ottoman Empire, he commissioned a mosque to be built in Istanbul – an Islamic place of worship that he wanted to be better than the Hagia Sophia. In 1609, work started on the Blue Mosque (known as ‘Sultanahmet Camii’ in Turkish) […]

Posted on November 9, 2015 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite Things to do in Kampala

My Favorite Things to do in Kampala

Torsten has asked me to post this on behalf of him. Things to do in Kampala – Understand Kampala is a city that was set up by the British – at the time, the kingdom of Buganda (which is part of today’s Uganda) was just a few thousand people. The British set up a colonial […]

Posted on November 2, 2015 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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Travel in Africa – lessons learned

Travel in Africa – lessons learned

Travel in Africa Torsten has asked me to post this on behalf of him. Safety Many countries in Africa don’t have a public service sector that really works. Most public institutions are merely namesake. The crime rate is high in many places, with some areas off the chart. The good news – violent crime and […]

Posted on October 31, 2015 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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