126 Kms from Tekirdag
Istanbul – One of the largest cities in Turkey and is quite fast paced like any of the metros around the world. It’s known for the mosques, palaces, Bosporus River, the Grand Bazaar & the Spice Market
285 Kms from Tekirdag
There was a knot in my stomach as I walked past clothing shops displaying life-jackets for sale. Inflatable rafts, some designed to carry two people, three at most. Diesel motors lined-up on the street outside shops that sell tourist souvenirs inside. While the rest of the world debates the migrant/refugee lexicon, in Izmir the inflow of Syrians has decisively created a multi-million dollar "raft economy" that supplies provisions for their sometimes fatal exit across the border into the European Union.