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Turkey – Cappadocia Timelapse

Last year, we spent three months in Turkey (click here to see the blog posts from that trip).  We traveled to Cappadocia as part of those travels (blog here and here). I rarely show photo or video work from others in my blog, but am making an exception today.  I came across this fascinating 3 ... Read more

Turkey in Spanish

Today was the final class of the year for the Coffee Club Spanish class that I attend.  Our homework for the final class was to write a short story about some trip that we have taken in the past.  The instructor suggested I write about Turkey. Some other students suggested I do a photo presentation ... Read more

Turkey 21 – Ortaköy

The “Blue Hour” at Ortaköy Camii We traveled by ferry to Beşiktas, today,  then took a long walk to Ortaköy Mosque, which is located right at the foot of the Bosphorous Bridge, specifically to photograph the “camii” (in Turkish) as the sun set. When we arrived at Beşiktaş, we tried to find the bus to take ... Read more

Turkey 17 – Historic Churches

We also visited three other famous landmarks in Istanbul.  They had been built more than 1500 years ago, converted to mosques 600 years ago, then two were converted into museums, while the third remains as an active mosque.  The image above is the central dome from the church of St. Saviour in Chora. Chora is ... Read more

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