Istanbul surprise for the Family - travel report
They gave him the name Metin Leander - which means "Strong as a Lion".
Metin Leanders grandmother Zeynep, Kaya's mother, is born in Istanbul. Here they are together in Haghia Sophia.
Guess the surprise, when she and the rest of the Famliy realized this fact:
The Leander Tower.
Yes, rigth there just offshore on a tiny Island at the Asian part of Istanbul where the Marmara Sea and the Bosphorus meets. It was first buildt in 408 BC.
Today, there is a restaurant in the first floor and a café at the top of the tower. And as far as we know, even a Night Club. A Family surprise.
Well, in short we can say:
Hasan's Bridge – in the center of the Photo.
And on top of the Pudding: Zeynep's building
and as well Leander's Tower photographed from Hasan's appartement with view over Bosporus and Marmara Sea, means:
Family "rules" Istanbul or Miklagard as the old Vikings used to name this ancient metropol ;)
We have had lot's of fun regarding these "facts" also that East meets West and our kids, the Parents of Metin Leander met in Hong Kong. Small Planet;)
We hope they would live in a peaceful and prosperous world. Wherever they will settle.
So says all their Parents.
More to come from Byzantium….
.... What your will never find in a commercial Tourist Guide - just for friends only