Monday, August 23, 2010
Sunday, August 22, 2010
What you can't really see here is how humid it was! My shirt was sticking to my body and was entirely soaked. It has been so hot and humid since our arrival in Istanbul. I warned Robin before he left California that he should bring lots of flowing shirts. Tight t-shirts just don't work when you are sweating profusely.
Built in 537, this church was the greatest church in Christianity until it was converted into a mosque in the mid 1400s. Thus is has characteristics of both religions. Then it was converted into a museum in 1935 by President Ataturk.