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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel

The famous Hagia Sofia in Istanbul (sometimes Anglicized to Aya Sofya) is like a cat with nine lives. It was constructed in 537 as an Eastern Greek Orthodox cathedral in Constantinople...

Hagia Sophia Museum in Istanbul, Turkey, framed by a door within the Blue Mosque. The museum was closed in July 2020, when the Turkish government converted the Hagia Sophia into use...

Raising the hands to heaven to receive God's beneficence

Five Whirling Dervishes filed slowly into the room, black ankle-length cloaks covering their wide white skirts. Lining up at the side of the room, the men sank to their knees and...