Archive for August, 2007

Istanbul: Rain!

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

From The Restaurant Window This is our second day of rain since we came to Istanbul. It’s really refreshing, although Damla came here to attend a wedding and the weather must be a disappointment for the bride. We are in Sirkeci today buying those essentials that make life enjoyable. A new camera bag, a protective […]

Dondurma, The Turkish Word For Ice Cream

Monday, August 27th, 2007

Why has Amazon a bemused and appealing look on her face? This Is What She Wanted! Ooops, All The Tasty Dondurma Has Gone I Can’t Believe I Ate It That Quickly!    

Photography: What Kinds Of Pictures Do You Take?

Sunday, August 26th, 2007

Looking East by Steve McCurry I guess like most proud parents I’m prejudiced and consider my daughters to be the most beautiful girls in the world. Recently, however, when shopping in Ümraniye Carrefour I saw a face on this book by photographer Steve McCurry peering out of a shop window at me. What a delight, […]

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