The crown jewelry. This is an actual size diamond. Second largest in the world.Istanbul (Europe side) from the ship:
The Fecteau's Black Sea cruise.
Link to the map of our trip.
Inside the blue mosque. An incredible array of blue tiles.
This monument, in front of the blue mosque is actually much older. It was brought from Egypt and predate the blue mosque by over 400 years.
Our ship from the Galata tower (on the Europe side).
In the background, Asia, across the Bosphorus strait.Small streets, viewed from the Galata tower :
Now on to the north shore of the Black sea.