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Istanbul Picks 2016

This post is a list of my favorite places in Istanbul, that I almost always tell people about when they ask me for touristy recommendations. So I think sending out a link to this post is more sustainable that jotting the places down every time for every person, so here it is.

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Selections from “Urdu Literature”


This book is by DJ Matthews, C Shackle and Shahrukh Husain. It speaks of the language and its origins, south Asian literature and its themes through out different periods in time. Below are some excerpts of poems mentioned in the book:

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