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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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The Bastard of Istanbul – A Quick Review

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

… some among the Armenians in the Diaspora would never want the Turks to recognize the genocide. If they do so, they’ll pull the rug out from under our feet and take the strongest bond that unites us. Just like the Turks have been in the habit of denying their wrongdoing, the Armenians have been in the habit of savoring the cocoon of victim hood. Apparently, there are some old habits that need to be changed on both sides.

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