A septuagenarian British adventurer on Friday crossed Istanbul’s iconic Bosphorus Bridge on foot as part of a 6,000-mile journey to support the people of Nepal.
“Here I go, I’m off again! I’m back in beautiful Istanbul and heading towards Bosphorus Bridge,” Rosie Swale Pope, 73, posted on Twitter along with a photo of her on the way to the looming bridge, spanning both sides of the Turkish metropolis.
“Tesekkur to all my new friends here!” she added, using the Turkish word for thanks.
Declaring herself “over the moon,” minutes later she wrote:
“First person EVER to cross the Bosphorus