Welcome to part 3 of my quest for finding movie locations around the world! Featured: Game of Thrones, Da Vinci Code, Midnight in Paris, Into the Wild, From Russia with Love, Control, Contact, Back to the Future 3, Argo, Taken 2, Young Guns 2.
Entries with tag ”turkey”
Orhan Pamuk won the Nobel Prize in 2006. He has lived in Istanbul for almost his entire life and this book is the tale of him growing up there, as well as an attempt to describe the mentality of the citizens in the ever-changing city.
"Since the toilets were locked during the seven hour stop, we had to bribe the provodnitsas to use the facilities. Then came the Mongols."
"But Chisinau is an unexpected gem in the wilderness. Even though Moldova is one of the poorest countries in Europe, the capital has its fair share of impressive buildings and post-Soviet architecture."
"By extensive use of landfill with sand bought from Indonesia and Cambodia, the bay area has expanded greatly in the last few years and tall buildings pop up everywhere."
"The area contains 54 excavated bunkers along with gun emplacements, scattered around the town’s most visible landmark."
"The old Medina is full of fascinating gates and narrow alleys, where I blend in like Moby Dick at a NIN concert."
"Not too bad to wash it all down with a local Txakoli, the young white wine typical of the Basque country."