The Bosphorus Villages of Arnavutköy .. Turkey

The Bosphorus Villages of Arnavutköy, Turkey. Arnavutköy is a historic neighborhood in Istanbul, famous for its wooden Ottoman mansions and seafood restaurants, as well as the campus of the prestigious Robert College with its centennial buildings.

Cappadocia (Turkey). 'The hard-set honeycomb landscape looks like it was sculpted by a swarm of genius bees, and the true cause – the cooling effects of a major volcanic eruption – is only slightly less crazy. Humans have also left their mark here in the frescoes of Byzantine churches and complex underground cities.'

The fact that there is such a thing makes me happy. Fairy Chimneys rock formation nearby Göreme, in Cappadocia, Turkey

Library of Celsus in Ephesus, Izmir, Turkey. Built c. 125 AD.

Library of Celsus in Ephesus, Izmir, Turkey. The early AD governor of Asia Minor, Celsus Polemaeanus, was commemorated in this magnificent library.

Istanbul.

Constantinople-the capital of the eastern Roman empire; capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, now called Istanbul.

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey - The marble base pedestal of the Egyptian Obelisk of Theodosius Hippodrome Istanbul Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey

The Suleymaniye Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii, on the Third Hill with a ferries on the banks of the Golden Horn in the foreground, Istanbul Turkey.

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