Blogging from our boat on the Bosphorus, get a local insider view on Istanbul, how to enjoy its waterways and monuments! You’ll find interesting travel tips, suggestions, news and photos, from our unique boaty perspective on the water:

 

The Bosphorus: A Strait of Many Tales

Ever since Io, Zeus’s lover, swam across the Bosphorus, there’s been a lot of back and forth going on. As many as 15,000 ferries carry up to 1,5 million people across the Bosphorus on a daily basis. And about 180,000 vehicles pass over the Bosphorus bridges during that same day. Imagine! And only a few

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