Istanbul’s Magical Mystery Tour: The Photos
Photography by Mark Thompson
This article is from the April 2013 issue of EDGE Digital Magazine.
With a population of more than 13 million, the city of Istanbul, Turkey's largest, is almost twice as populated as New York, with an area nearly seven times as large as all five New York City boroughs.
A long-term New Yorker and a member of New York Travel Writers Association, Mark Thompson has also lived in San Francisco, Boston, Provincetown, D.C., Miami Beach and the south of France. The author of the novels WOLFCHILD and MY HAWAIIAN PENTHOUSE, he has a PhD in American Studies and is the recipient of fellowships at MacDowell, Yaddo, and Blue Mountain Center. His work has appeared in numerous publications.