Thursday, November 30, 2006

Pictures from spring break in Istanbul.

The Pope is scheduled to visit Haghia Sophia and the Blue Mosque in Istanbul tomorrow. Last spring break I went to Turkey, and spend a few days in Istanbul. This is Haghia Sophia:

Haghia Sophia was a Christian church in the 6th century, then it was converted into a mosque in 1453. Now it's a museum, but there are calls from Christians and Muslims to re-open it as a church or mosque again.

I took these at the Blue Mosque:

I don't remember exactly, but I think these are different views of Haghia Sophia:

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