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

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

Nevsehir, Central Anatolia, Türkiye

Nevsehir, Central Anatolia, Turkey Troy, the setting of "Troilus and Cressida" is a legendary city, infamous for the Trojan War. It is located in what is now Turkey

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.

Lycian rock-cut tombs above Dalyan river, Kaunos, Turkey

Lycian rock-cut tombs above Dalyan river, Kaunos, Turkey. Above the river's sheer cliffs are the weathered façades of Lycian tombs cut from rock, circa 400 BC. The ruins of the ancient trading city of Kaunos are a short boat trip across the river.

Sufi whirling,  Konya, Turkey

The dervishes are so beautiful. Konya - whirling dervishes- “We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust” ~ Rumi

safranbolu, türkei

An old house in Safranbolu (Turkey), dreaming of a lost past or a future revival?

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