Istanbul — Today is the first day of Eid al-Adha, “The Sacrifice Bayram” in Turkey. In homage to the prophet Abraham, who was willing to sacrifice his own son for God, people gather in the streets and slaughter animals: sheep, goats, and cows. I woke up early to wander around and see what there was to see. The streets are full of children. There are rudimentary altars populated with hand-written prayers an...
Kalkan — It’s been almost seven days in Kalkan, Turkey now. It’s the third time I’m in Turkey and the very first I feel bad about being here. Even though I’m on a company retreat to get some actual work done ...
Istanbul — I got invited to a party at the Austrian consulate last night. For the event, the foreign minister and his wife had two French artists install a sculpture in the ballroom. It consisted of 6,000 elabor...
The Night of the Coup
A bomb gone off on Istiklal ...
I might not remember
Everybody has a story but my story isn't like the others.
Pristine waters, cigarette smoke and an icy cold winds.
Sitting on the balcony of a Villa in Kalkan, Turkey, I resent the luxury.
I want to return to Istanbul
Fresh bread, but not for long
For all motorcycle riders and lovers....Istanbul is a really big city. Big cities brings big problem also. Especially in traffic. Sometimes it can turn into nightmare. Intercity Istanbulpark
Symbiosis between birds and ferries
the old way
Beautiful iridescent crabs for sale on the ground in the marina
It was my friend's birthday and I make a funny cake.
Re-visiting the village of green grapes
Road on a December afternoon.
Walking by the harbor in Fethiye. Waves were leaping up on the sidewalk and the man in the corner struggled to balance on his boat.
Evening of the pomegranate
Crossing at noon, through the window.
one year ago today.
Party at the consulate. A door for ghosts.
a node where too many things pass, but still concealed to me.
Galata by night.
Best simit in town.
The sacrifice holiday
Mom, Am I Barbarian?
Looking more forward to this than anything else.
Into the unknown
Two tall chimneys above a swimming pool. Suffocating, hot day.
Fun faced dustbin in Chios Island Greece - bit like R2D2 :-)
Altınkum plajı eşsiz kumuyla ve buz gibi soğuk suyuyla nefis bir plajdır.
She ran back, in tears, for one last kiss.
Turkish Bath Procedure
Varanasi, India. We arrived during Dussehra, we hadn't a clue. Candles lit for the dead floated in the Holy Ganges.
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