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Cyprus 2012

Cyprus 2012

After several days in eastern Turkey, I traveled to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Nico

Ecumenical Partiarchate 2017

Ecumenical Partiarchate 2017

Now isn't this interesting. In the middle of Istanbul lies the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constan

Edirne Turkey 2011

Edirne Turkey 2011

Edirne is located in far western Turkey near the Greek and Bulgarian borders.

Edirne Turkey 2013

Edirne Turkey 2013

Edirne is located in far western Turkey near the Greek and Bulgarian borders. This is my second t

Gallipoli 2014

Gallipoli 2014

April 1915 through January 1916 over 500,000 casualties.

Igneada Floodplain National Park 2016

Igneada Floodplain National Park 2016

Visited a national forest on the Black Sea. Marsh, swamp, lake, coastal sand dunes, fresh water,

Istanbul 2005

Istanbul 2005

Our first trip to Istanbul. Stevie and I managed to explore the city and I managed to attend the

Istanbul 2007

Istanbul 2007

A few days in Istanbul including a trip to the Princes' Islands.

Istanbul 2009

Istanbul 2009

A few days in Istanbul just for fun and included a trip to Cappadocia, a most interesting place.

Istanbul 2011

Istanbul 2011

Jaime's first visit to the region. Her official directive was carpet sales guard.

Istanbul 2013

Istanbul 2013

A few days in Istanbul just for fun and included a trip to Trabzon and the Sumela Monastery.

Istanbul 2014

Istanbul 2014

A day in Istanbul just for fun. I learned how to cross a busy street. From a Turk point-of-view a

Istanbul 2015

Istanbul 2015

Went walkabout in the old city in January. a bit cool but Alp had at one time participated in a G

Istanbul 2016

Istanbul 2016

Went walkabout in the old city 3 times in 2015 and again in February. Alone because no one else w

Istanbul 2017

Istanbul 2017

Spent a few days with friends in Istanbul and managed to visit the Ecumenical Partiarchate and th

Istanbul September 2016

Istanbul September 2016

A few days in Istanbul with friends.

Istanbul Take Three 2015

Istanbul Take Three 2015

Went walkabout in the old city in January with Alp and in March with Stan and in October alone be

Istanbul Take Two 2015

Istanbul Take Two 2015

Went walkabout in the old city again in March. a bit cool and rainy.

Karlye Museum and Chora Church 2017

Karlye Museum and Chora Church 2017

The Church of the Holy Savior in Chora is a Byzantine era Greek Orthodox church now preserved as

Perinthos-Heraclea 2016

Perinthos-Heraclea 2016

Driving from Istanbul to the summer house in Takirdag and Ozdal asked, "Have you ever been t

Princes' Islands-Burgazadasi 2016

Princes' Islands-Burgazadasi 2016

The Princes' Islands, belonging to the princes, derive their name from the Byzentine and the Otto