Doris Salcedo. 1,550 wooden chairs piled high between two buildings in central Istanbul. breathless

Doris Salcedo, Installation at International Istanbul Biennial, Salcedo's idea was to create a "topography of war"--not tied to a specific historical event, but to war in general. wooden chairs piled high between two buildings in central Istanbul.

Sunset over the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey.

Sunset over the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii or Blue Mosque) - Istanbul, Turkey - Built 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.

How much baklava can you handle?  #turkish #food

Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with honey. Turkish desert speciality - many varieties.

Tile stairs... a great starting point for an eclectic interior, this is from an old home in Instanbul

Little details of Istanbul - Tile stairs. a great starting point for an eclectic interior, this is from an old home in Instanbul

Galata tower, Istanbul, Turkey

Galata Tower, built by the Genoese in before the Ottoman Conquest . Make sure to walk the district, very striking views of the Bosphorus thru narrow streets.

Drinking tea in Uskudar - Semshi Pasha Near Maiden's tower, Istanbul.

Reading: Inside Out in Istanbul

Drinking tea in Uskudar - Semshi Pasha Near Maiden's tower, Istanbul. - I suppose I will have to file this away to remember for my next trip there: this looks so cozy!

Why I need to go to Istanbul.. And you should to

Why I need to go to Istanbul.. And you should to

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.

Pinterest
Search