August 30, 2014

Travel Secrets Locked in an Istanbul Labyrinth

A multi-faceted Turkish love story leads off-track to a fascinating journey of discovery in Istanbul, writes Kerry van der Jagt. 

Nothing focuses the mind like the word "secret", especially when it is whispered by a man carrying two cats and an armful of books. "Here's the book you've been searching for," he purrs, putting the cats down and handing me a thick paperback novel. "Be careful, it holds a secret." 

My instinct is to scream "nutter", but I'm curious and his cats seem well-loved, so I stop to listen. 

Read more on The Sydney Morning Herald: Travel Secrets Locked in an Istanbul Labyrinth


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