Welcome to our European Odyssey

House sitter moved in....check
Currency sorted....check
Months supply of cat food purchased.....check
Travel docs and plane tickets ready......check

24 hours until our flight departs Sydney, bound for the crossroads of the world, Istanbul.
Needless to say, we are all very excited, and a little nervous, to be taking our first trip to Europe.

Next stop, the Sultanahmet district and our home for a week in the old city area of Istanbul.