Pointers

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Top – Palermo, Sicily
Middle and bottom – Istanbul, Turkey
All photographs by delikızınyeri
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Writing in the Sky

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During the month of Ramazan the main mosques sport ‘mahya’ – phrases spelled out in lights strung between the minarets.  During Ottoman times this was done with oil lamps placed and lit by tight-rope-walking brave souls.

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Top and bottom – Sultan Ahmet Camii (Blue Mosque)
Middle – Sülemaniye Camii
All photographs by delikızınyeri

Hoppin’ Hidrellez

I am breaking my self-imposed rule of 3 photos per blog for this fun Hidrellez event which is a celebration of the ending of winter and the beginning of summer.  (You can google it for a more involved explanation.)

First, the musicians who provide the beat….

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…for those who wish to dance….

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…and for those who just enjoy the festivities.

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Istanbul, Turkey
All photographs by delikızınyeri