underground cistern Istanbul-turkey

Underground cistern Istanbul-Turkey Basilica Cistern September 2014 The pillars were taken from other sites so are not all the same

Sufi Dance

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

Fatih Mosque - Istanbul, (Turkey)

The Fatih Mosque is an Ottoman imperial mosque located in the Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey.

Antalya (Turkey).

Antalya - Plan trip to a cute city on the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Turkey travel

Blue Mosque, Istanbul http://www.yourcruisesource.com/two_chefs_culinary_cruise_-_istanbul_to_athens_greek_isles_cruise.htm

Blue Mosque or The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is an historic mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior. It was built during the rule of Ahmed I.

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey

Interior view of the Hagia Sophia, showing Islamic elements on the top ofthe main dome, Turkey. The Hagia Sophia originally built as a Christian church by Roman Emperor Justinian I in Constantinople (aka Istanbul).

A Seasonal Cook in Turkey: Bread-making in a Turkish Village for a Circumcision Celebration!

Baking bread to feed hundreds for the double circumcision celebrations of Ayşe Hanım's grandsons!


Dancer performing an Anatolian Folk dance while having a rooftop view of Istanbul, TURKEY.