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WHERE TO STAY | SHANGRI-LA BOSPHORUS, ISTANBUL A SHORT distance from the Ottoman-built Dolmabahce Palace, this exciting new hotel is set on the shores of the Bosphorus Strait in the busy Besiktas area of the city.
Three Russian amphibious assault ships, each carrying up to 120 marines on board, are currently sailing across the Mediterranean Sea, where they will eventually pass through the Bosphorus strait to the Russian Black Sea port of Novorossiysk.
But unprecedented urban construction and proposed development around and over the Bosphorus Strait could forever alter the fabric and feel of the city.
An oil pipeline bypassing Turkey's Bosphorus Strait would have little impact on shipping safety on the waterway because crude oil shipments constitute a small and declining percentage of total traffic, according to a new IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA) report.
Taxi drivers in Istanbul blocked one of two bridges across the Bosphorus Strait, registering their anger by blaring horns.
Divided in two by the Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul is the only city in the world to straddle two continents - Asia on the eastern shores and Europe to the west.
IDO runs services across the Bosphorus Strait dividing Turkey's largest city and through the Sea of Marmara, among the world's busiest waterways.
Roza Otubaeva will attend the summit of Turkic speaking countries on September 16, will make Bosphorus strait boat cruise, where Turkish President Abdullah Gul will host a lunch to honor the leaders of the Turkic speaking countries.
It stems from salty water spilling through the Bosphorus Strait from the Mediterranean into the Black Sea, where the water has a lower salt content.
Moscow has offered to get a stake in the pipeline, as this trans-Anatolian artery will be transporting Russian and Kazakh crudes thus bypassing the Bosphorus strait.
Windstar also offers Cappadocia five-night pre- and post-cruise packages that include hotel accommodations, tours in Istanbul and Cappadocia, select meals, flight to Cappadocia, yacht cruise along the Bosphorus Strait and transfers.
Istanbul is situated on the steep banks of the Bosphorus strait, one of the world's busiest waterways and a major conduit for cargo ships and oil tankers from the Black Sea.