A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Snowfall Snarls Istanbul

A heavy snowfall last night has made a mess of traffic in Istanbul, stopping public transportation, snarling traffic and interfering with air travel.

For those of us not having to cope with the traffic (though most of the US is struggling with winter weather), at least we can enjoy this shot of the Blue Mosque in the snow.

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