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Morning in Istanbul

River Pilgrim • 3 minutes read • August 30th, 2016
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We arrived in 

Istanbul

 early in the morning, about 5 am. Dawn drowned in a haze hanging over the Bosphorus. Figures of ships were gliding through the strait like shadows, and local scheduled pleasure boats were scurrying between them.
For example, here's KATE - former Volzhskiy-37 of Moscow River Shipping Company.
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"M. Andreev", ex Volga-Don-217 of Volga-Don Shipping Company, entered the strait after being in the Marmara sea.
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And here's the port vessel for collecting garbage.
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The morning continued. We waited until the bulk of tourists had finished their breakfast and went into the city on their tours, before slowly starting to eat our breakfast and take in the views of the city at the same time.
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Breakfast with views of the Bosphorus.
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Berth for ships were located in the European section of 

Istanbul

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We became acquainted with this area in January, when we spent the whole day on trips on a shuttle-bus, wheeling us through the streets of the European section. This time, we wanted to look at the districts of Istanbul, located on the other side of the Bosporus - in Asia. The best way to do this was to choose a one-hour walk on the local water-bus, which took us through the strait at the city center, between Europe and Asia. This will be the next story - 

Istanbul - Views From the Bosphorus

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Author: River Pilgrim
Source: cruiseinform.ru
Translated by: Olesya Zhukova

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