Monday, June 22, 2009

Ah! Is this living good or what: a weekend trek to Instanbul

View of the Blue Mosque on the Sea of Marmara as seen from the rooftop terrace of the Rast Hotel over breakfast. 

Istanbul is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in the world -- and it's less than two hours by Turkish Air from Sarajevo. What was once seeming a faraway and exotic locale has become a weekend jaunt. I pinch myself sometimes and wonder if this time is a reward for something done in a past lifetime -- or a debt I'll happily pay heavily for in the future.

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