Nine school days + three weekend days, 500 college applications, one ACT exam to supervise and two Coetail technology sessions… these are the things that stand between us and three blissful weeks in Istanbul.
While I send off university applications, DP has been marking and writing report narratives so the stress/insomnia level in our household has definitely surpassed a healthy limit. I am, quite literally, dreaming about Istanbul – a city I’ve not yet seen. In my dreams, I am walking along the banks of the Bosphorus taking black and white photographs with a really gorgeous camera… that I do not own in real life. (I think that’s a sign, no?)
DP and I have rented an apartment in the Sultanahmet neighborhood of Istanbul near the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. This is a writing vacation which means that, for part of each day, we’ll both be writing. For fun. (I know it’s not everyone’s idea of fun but there you go!)
This is our first trip to Istanbul and I am really looking forward to visiting a city that straddles Europe and Asia. That’s how I feel sometimes.
Every Monday, lovely Mara at The Mother of all Trips also dreams about past and future travels. Please do pay her a visit.
And what about you? What/where are you dreaming of? Where and how will you spend your holiday?