I'd plant winter squash, collards, and next year's peppers ... She'd plant mountains of flowers and next year's peppers. I spend most every Spring looking for the pepper plants. (Marriage and Farmers, Eastern Taurus Mountains, Turkey )

Farmers, Eastern Taurus Mountains, Turkey Natural farmers caring for their planet by farming naturally.

Dolmabahce Palace -Istanbul Turkey-

Dolmabahçe Palace located in the Beşiktaş district of Istanbul, Turkey, on the European coastline of the Bosphorus strait, served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to apart from a interval in which Yıldız Palace was used.

Old İstanbul, Galata Tower

Istanbul is full of amazing architect! Here is the the tallest tower in Istanbul the Galata Tower. I heard a rumor that the top of the tower is used to spot fires in the city.

Maras peppers are prepped by day laborers in Turkey -many of them Syrian refugees.

Spice merchants selling peppers at the spice market in Istanbul, Turkey. While Maras and Urfa peppers are the most famous regions for their peppers, other regions such as Gaziantep also produce their own peppers.

The Islamic decoration on the domes of the interior of Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) , Istanbul, Turkey

Chapter Hagia Sophia- The dome of the Hagia Sophia appears to float. This church was big a hug influence with the design of mosques

Istanbul Yerebatan Sarnıcında kayıkla gezinti yapılan yıllar nostalji

The Basilica Cistern Yere-Batan (Filoksenus Palace) / Istanbul Yerebatan…

Istanbul: Hagia Sophia

Istanbul: Hagia Sophia ~~~ traditional Orthodox depiction of the six-winged cherubim.

Ottoman jewels. Treasury, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey.

Treasures of the Topkapi Palace, Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey, Topkapi Treasury exhibit