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With the thousands of people visiting Istanbul’s Spice Bazaar each day, a foreigner may get intimidated by the chaos caused by foot traffic and the sound of voices soft and loud engaged in the art of haggling. But when one’s … Continue reading
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Carpet rug weaving is a Turkish heritage. I am awed by the skill of these women who produce such beautiful silk carpets and rugs with only their hands.Their work are showcased in an elaborate presentation, snacks included.Made by hand, I … Continue reading
In response to The Daily Post’s Photo Challenge, “Graceful“.
In response to The Daily Post’s Photo Challenge, “Resilient“. Completed in 537, the Hagia Sophia has withstood the test of time for 1,479 years. First, it was a Greek Orthodox Church, then an imperial mosque, and now, a museum at … Continue reading
A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a landmark regarded by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as important to the collective interests of humanity. A site should have a cultural, historical, or scientific significance to be designated as … Continue reading
The Daily Prompt for today is “sidewalk“. It brought to mind a sidewalk I was excited to take in Turkey. It took visitors to the center of the Village of Sirince in the Izmir Province of Turkey. Sirince is beautiful, … Continue reading
Peace and love, Turkey! ☮ ❤️
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Although store front signs get my attention, I don’t usually take photos of them except when I find them amusing or meaningful in one way or another. These made me chuckle: These reminded me of my motherland: This was taken … Continue reading
Curves are everywhere. These at the entrance of a restaurant in Cappadocia, Turkey lend an air of ancient mystery and exotic gustatory pleasure.