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Itinerary: Hagia Sophia

I mentioned we were going to visit the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. My friend, not well traveled, was surprised to hear I had a friend in Turkey — named Hagia Sophia. I get it. I didn’t know about it until I read books about the Ottomans’ centuries of rule and other books covering that historic time period in which the Hagia Sophia essentially served as a backdrop.

So I shared this video with her: