Monday, October 25, 2010
More scenes from St Savior church in Chora
I love this church, the only one not used as a mosque in Istanbul where the mosaics and frescoes are more or less intact. It's not easy to get here and there are no crowds. The people who find themselves are die hard thrill seekers looking for the unusual and they are so rewarded. Like any other trip, I don't want the canned experience. Everywhere we went in Turkey, everyone traveled with their Lonely Planet guide tucked under their arm, us included. Talk about a canned experience. Our guide in Cappadocia was musing about the little secret tips in Lonely Planet, we think only the few elect knows, but we will realise that every reader of Lonely Planet can find out and they are not really secrets.