July 13, 2011

Edward Stourton's Istanbul

The broadcaster Edward Stourton explains his love of Istanbul in Turkey, 'one of the world's great cities'.


When I first visited in the Seventies it seemed a rather sad place. But it's back to what it ought to be: one of the world's great cities.
It's not the first time that Istanbul has gone from being the centre of the world to fading away again – but it's good to see this crossroads between East and West, on the Bosporus, back in business.

Read more on The Telegraph: Edward Stourton's Istanbul


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