S: Travels Through Turkey 2011
BC: "Turkey is a country of contrasts: this is where Eastern traditions meet Western ones, where ancient sights and sounds collide with the modern world, and religious and secular life come together. There is no other place on earth that is such a living juxtaposition."
1: Travels Through Turkey October 2011
3: Dolmabahce & the Bosphorus
4: Eminoyu & Spice Bazaar
5: Eminoyu & Spice Bazaar
7: Blue Mosque, Aya Sofia, and Egyptian Obelisk
9: Topkapi Palace
10: Basilica Cisterns
11: thanks | Hakan | How much for your iPhone? | You girls need to use some olive oil on your hair. // I pity your future husband. // Can you no-fly this guy? // IOur budget is $50-$100.
12: Road Trip | to Aphrodisias | & Pamukalle | Passing the end of the earth...five times. / Where have all the children gone? / "Dad always puts me in charge of finding the gas stations." / Wait, are we on the sidewalk?
14: APHRODISIAS | "The ancient city of Aphrodisias is one of the most important archaeological sites of the l ate Hellenistic and Roman period in Turkey."
17: P A M U K A L L E
21: Selcuk & St. John's Basilica
26: Beachside in Gumbet
28: Grand Barzaar | Grand Barzaar
30: "Whether it's the giant bagel-style sesame bread (simit), huge baked potatoes (kumpir) covered in a multitude of toppings, a traditional dner kebap served in pita bread, or delicious baklava treats, Istanbul's ubiquitous street stalls are a welcome sight -- and smell -- to hungry visitors."
31: Oh, the memories... | "Of course there will be water in the pool, Mom!" / We kept flushing and flushing.../ "Eww...there are sweaty people touching me right now."/