Saturday, April 14, 2007
Istanbul as written up by Der Spiegel
"If the city speaks of defeat, destruction, deprivation, melancholy and poverty, the Bosporus sings of life, pleasure and happiness".
Orhan Pamuk, on Istanbul
Der Spiegel have an excellent article on Istanbul here.
Note: the photograph is a Reuters image that came from the 'East Meets West in Istanbul' photo gallery here