Night Ramblings

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I love wandering through the Sultanahmet area of town at night with its crowds and  interesting light.

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Istanbul, Turkey
All photographs by delikızınyeri
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A Walk in the Forest

IMU_7924Recently in search of ancient aqueducts and crumbling city walls we roamed the forested areas of the Thracian side of Istanbul.  It was a wonderfully successful day with great weather and good company.

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Istanbul, Turkey
All photographs by delikızınyeri

Riding the Tram

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The historic tram on Istiklal in the heart of the city has finally been put in service again.  It’s not only a tourist attraction but also a means of transportation for those of us who are sometimes too lazy to walk the length of the pedestrian street.   Here are a few shots from a recent hop on the tram…

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Istanbul, Turkey
All photographs by delikızınyeri

Ephesus Effects

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Ephesus, an ancient Greek/Roman city in western Turkey is a magnet for tourists.  Since it has been photographed a billion times I was attempting to do something a little different to avoid the same tourist snapshots…..

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Top – Road filled with tourists leading to the Library of Celsus
Middle – Protective roofing over the still-being-excavated houses
Bottom – Tourists
All photographs by delikızınyeri