Special Post: Photos of Istanbul, Frankfurt, Rome, Casablanca, Lisbon, and Athens

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Beautiful Casablanca

Beautiful Casablanca, Morocco

The Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey

The Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey

Bozdogan Kemeri (Aqueduct), Istanbul, Turkey

Bozdogan Kemeri (Aqueduct), Istanbul, Turkey

Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey

Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey

Cruising the Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey

Cruising the Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey

Miniaturk, Istanbul

Miniaturk, Istanbul

A model of the Fortress of Europe, Istanbul

A model of the Fortress of Europe, Istanbul

The smallest mosque in the world lies in Miniaturk, Istanbul

The smallest mosque in the world lies in Miniaturk, Istanbul

The ancient Turkish city of Marmara: larger than (em, in) life

The ancient Turkish city of Marmara: larger than (em, in) life

If you don't eat your hotel's continental breakfast, there are plenty of stray kittens in Istanbul who will!

If you don’t eat your hotel’s continental breakfast, there are plenty of stray kittens in Istanbul who will!

The stunning Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul

The stunning Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul

The Blue Mosque, Istanbul

The Blue Mosque, Istanbul

Sultanahmet, Istanbul

Sultanahmet, Istanbul

Beyoglu, Istanbul

Beyoglu, Istanbul

Looking out on the Bosphorus, Istanbul

Looking out on the Bosphorus, Istanbul

Roemer Square, Frankfurt, Germany

Roemer Square, Frankfurt, Germany

More of gorgeous Roemer Square

More of gorgeous Roemer Square

Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt, Germany

Not something you see every day... in Frankfurt, Germany

Not something you see every day… in Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt Hbf (train station)

Frankfurt Hbf (train station)

Foro Romano, Rome, Italy

Foro Romano, Rome, Italy

Having fun in Rome

Rome: This is what I look like with no makeup and too much alcohol.  I have no idea who the woman is to the right

The Coliseum, Rome

The Coliseum, Rome
Foro Romano, Rome

Foro Romano, Rome

The Foro Romano

The Foro Romano

The Spanish Steps, Rome

The Spanish Steps, Rome

The view from the Spanish Steps

The view from the Spanish Steps

The Piazza di Spagna, Rome

The Piazza di Spagna, Rome

The Imperial Fora, Rome

The Imperial Fora, Rome

What Rome looks like when you're really jet-lagged

What Rome looks like when you’re really jet-lagged

I have no idea what this is! (Rome)

I have no idea what this is! (Rome)

A final shot of the wondrous Coliseum

A final shot of the wondrous Coliseum

Hassan II Mosque

Hassan II Mosque

Another view of the gorgeous mosque, right on the shores of the Atlantic

Another view of the gorgeous mosque, right on the shores of the Atlantic

Outside the medina in Casablanca, Morocco

Outside the medina in Casablanca, Morocco

The urban scene in Casablanca, Morocco

The urban scene in Casablanca, Morocco

People-watching in Casablanca

People-watching in Casablanca

The beach scene, Casablanca

The beach scene, Casablanca

Suburban mosque, Casablanca

Suburban mosque, Casablanca

Closest thing you get to a boardwalk in Casablanca

Closest thing you get to a boardwalk in Casablanca

Casablanca

Casablanca

The courtyard of Hassan II Mosque

The courtyard of Hassan II Mosque

Casablanca

Casablanca

Fishing off the African coast

Fishing off the African coast

The beach scene, Casablanca

The beach scene, Casablanca

Downtown Casablanca

Downtown Casablanca

Another view of Hassan II Mosque

Another view of Hassan II Mosque

Mohammad V Airport, Casablanca

Mohammad V Airport, Casablanca

Aerial of Casablanca

Aerial of Casablanca

Approaching Lisbon

Approaching Lisbon

The Golden Gate Bridge doppelganger: the Ponte 25 de Abril Bridge, Lisbon, Portugal

The Golden Gate Bridge doppelganger: the Ponte 25 de Abril Bridge, Lisbon, Portugal

The Monument to Discoveries, Lisbon

The Monument to Discoveries, Lisbon

Baixa District, Lisbon

Baixa District, Lisbon

The Lisbon tram

The Lisbon tram

Jeronimo Monastery, Lisbon

Jeronimo Monastery, Lisbon

Torre Belem, Lisbon

Torre Belem, Lisbon

Lisbon

Lisbon

Lisbon

Lisbon

Aerial of Lisbon

Aerial of Lisbon

View of Athens from Filopappos Hill

View of Athens from Filopappos Hill

You don't really go to "the park" in Athens -- you go to "the rock"

You don’t really go to “the park” in Athens — you go to “the rock”

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View of the Acropolis, Athens

View of the Acropolis, Athens

Here I am after climbing to the top of Lykovittos Hill, Athens

Here I am after climbing to the top of Lykovittos Hill, Athens

Aerial of Athens

Aerial of Athens

The Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens

The Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens

A final look at Athens and Lykovittos Hill

A final look at Athens and Lykovittos Hill

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