Harran, Turkey

Harran was a major ancient city in Upper Mesopotamia Urfa province Turkey . It is famous for its traditional 'beehive' adobe houses, constructed entirely without wood. The design is thought to have been unchanged for at least years.

Haghia Sophia

HISTORIC BUILDINGS IV – Hagia Sophia in Istanbul Between 4th and 6th centuries AD / 15th century AD

The interior of the Church, then mosque, now museum, Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey.

Blue Mosque, Istanbul

We departed Australia in mid-November, coming out of a Canberra winter.

Urfa fish pond

Urfa fish pond

Roman Cistern, Istanbul

Roman Cistern, Istanbul


Ortahisar An old Iranian term meaning the land of the fast racehorses. Located in Central Turkey, in the Anatolia regio.