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Istanbul, Turkey We are going to Istanbul. We're celebrating New Year's at the cross point of two continents. It's the capital of the former East Roman empire, Byzantine Empire, Ottoman Empire and the modern Turkish Republic. --Hakan Aytekin, Riverside, Calif. Pictured: The Four Seasons Istanbul Leslie Brenner / For The Times