1. i was one of the few who chose buenos aires ... yikes! istanbul is going to be awe-inspiring and a lot of fun ... i can't wait to see the photos!

  2. Very good choice ladies, I totally was pulling for Istanbul.

  3. katiedid says:

    Look forward to your incredible photos. Have a wonderful trip!

  4. Paul -- B.A. might be a target for October!!!

  5. Erica says:

    Oh my, don't miss the Basilica Cistern (sp?) and as many Turkish baths as possible...

    Such delight.

  6. It's going to be great- what a city...

  7. DocP says:

    Istanbul is an absolutely beautiful city. It is truly east meets west - exotic and familiar at the same time.

  8. Have a wonderful trip! I can't wait to hear all about it.

  9. Anonymous says:

    I'd recommend watching as many of Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan's movies before going on your trip. And read A Fez of the Heart by Jeremy Seal.