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The Blue Mosque in Istanbul - Turkey

The Blue Mosque in Istanbul - Turkey

çay - love the practice of drinking tea in Turkey

çay - love the practice of drinking tea in Turkey

Cigarette Böreği - quite possible my favorite Turkish food

Cigarette Böreği - quite possible my favorite Turkish food

Lunch At Letoon - Melted cheese on simit bread  http://www.turkeysforlife.com/2013/02/turkish-food-bread-bakery-borek.html

Lunch At Letoon - Melted cheese on simit bread http://www.turkeysforlife.com/2013/02/turkish-food-bread-bakery-borek.html

Turkish food - Lamb en cocotte

Turkish food - Lamb en cocotte

Kaş - Antalya / TURKEY

Kaş - Antalya / TURKEY

Antalya

Antalya

Antalya - selale

Antalya - selale

Istanbul Province, Turkey  Nazar are basically an eye, which is supposed to ward off evil. The nazar are blue because blue eyes are considered good luck in Turkey. This item is also seen in other parts of the world such as Greece and Egypt. Many Turkish mothers sew small nazar to their children's clothes to protect them from evil things. In addition to this, many buses and other vehicles in Turkiye have the words printed on them "Mashallah," and often times have a nazar painted on them.

Istanbul Province, Turkey Nazar are basically an eye, which is supposed to ward off evil. The nazar are blue because blue eyes are considered good luck in Turkey. This item is also seen in other parts of the world such as Greece and Egypt. Many Turkish mothers sew small nazar to their children's clothes to protect them from evil things. In addition to this, many buses and other vehicles in Turkiye have the words printed on them "Mashallah," and often times have a nazar painted on them.

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