As much as I wrote about the discomfort and stress I get in Istanbul, I should also mention the comfort zones, the pleasures even if they may be in
This photograph has been in the making for about 20 years, maybe even more. When I first thought of taking a photograph from this point, on the exit
Our friends invited us to Fenerbahce Dalyan Club last week. As we arrived we saw an old stone building which I later learned was an old seminary
After a very comfortable flight, we arrived in Istanbul about 75 minutes earlier than expected, always a nice surprise! Mustafa met us at the airport
Various types of markets (called pazar in Turkish) are a way of life in Turkey. There are permanent markets, like the Kadikoy Pazari (market.) Others,
I strongly favor keeping the old architecture alive, restoration, repurposing, and keeping the texture of cities and towns to the extent possible.
Mina is now 1o years old, time flew and she has become a graceful girl. This year, many things came together and we were able to celebrate first
This post is for my lovely wife, love of my life! Happy belated birthday love. On October 13 we were ready to celebrate Jan's birthday. We spent the
There is a Turkish song, "I don't like Istanbul at all anymore" in which a lover laments the lost love. And that reflects my current state of mind.