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Visiting the Blue Mosque

By Brian Rogers | 2 Comments » May 14th, 2008

After passing by it in awe for a few days, we finally got up close to Sultan Ahmed Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque.  The massive 400 year old structure marks the beginning of the transition from heavily Christian Europe to the largely Muslim Middle East.  Check out the pictures here…

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2 Responses to “Visiting the Blue Mosque”

  1. kathy weller Says:

    Beautiful photos!! Wow, great architecture and detailed painting on that ceiling too.

  2. April Says:

    What beautiful photos and amazing journal you guys are writing.

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