San Francisco

17 years ago I moved to San Francisco and I haven't turned back:
No filter needed #sanfrancisco #ggbridge A photo posted by Lis (@lissalou37) on
Cranes and fog #sanfrancisco #building A photo posted by Lis (@lissalou37) on

Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

IMG_5352The Grand Bazaar is the largest covered market in the world. This is not a place that you walk in to hungry, tired, or in poor walking shoes. We went here a couple of times. Day 1 was just to get the lay of the land, try to figure out where everything is located and get a feel for what we might want to purchase. Day 2 was where the serious shopping and serious haggling began. Continue reading

Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Basilica Cistern

It was a jam packed day of sightseeing for us, but since we managed to play our cards right we were able to knock out three biggies in the Sultanahmet district. Before all of this sightseeing could begin, we needed some nourishment and grabbed a quick bite to eat at Caferaga Medresesi. IMG_5387This cute little place is in the middle of the block, down an alley, tucked in to a  cute courtyard. The courtyard doubles as an artist's retreat and a cafe, the food was delicious and reasonably priced in what is otherwise a very touristy area.

Hagia Sophia:

Hagia Sophia

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