Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Travel Fantasy #1

Let's Sail to Byzantium

... I have sailed the seas and come
To the holy city of Byzantium.~W.B. Yeats

How epic would it be to travel along the Bosphorus to Istanbul, a city full of history, contradictions, art, and architecture of the grandest scale? Taking in the Hagia Sophia, strolling through a bustling market on a hazy afternoon, sipping tea in a cafe with the call to prayer echoing across the city...