Friday, October 29, 2010

Texan sailor circles the globe but comes home to Istanbul

an interesting article about the draw of Istanbul....

Texan sailor circles the globe but comes home to Istanbul

Mariners sail around the world and set foot in all corners of the globe, yet they always come back to wherever they call home.

For Texan Anderson England, 38, the place he returns to after a stint at sea is Istanbul.

Anderson has been working with one of the world’s most famous cruise companies, Royal Caribbean, for the past 12 years.

Due to his job, he spends two-and-a-half months at sea and two-and-a-half months at home. “When I have my home leave, I run to my house in Istanbul,” said England.

He came to Turkey 20 years ago for holidays. “I really liked Turkey and I decided five years ago to move my home from Texas to Istanbul,” he said....

Anderson has been working with one of the world’s most famous cruise companies, Royal Caribbean, for the past 12 years.


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