finding out why constantinople got the works

eminönü

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on February 28, 2011

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metropolitan

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on February 25, 2011

hopping around the european side with some help from the metro

[untitled Atatürk]

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on February 24, 2011

mapping divanyolu caddesi, istanbul

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on February 22, 2011

while i was feeling a little monochromatic lately, i’m not sure that this explosion of color is working for me. oh well – still interested in more experiential mapping techniques like this…
[note to self: actually learn how to watercolor so it doesn’t look like a kindergardener’s.]

okuyorum, okuyorum, hala okuyorum… | reading, reading, still reading

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on February 21, 2011

as boring as this is as a ‘post’, i am completely obsessed with this book – all 554 pages.

entropy in eyüp

Posted in istanbul??? by jlm2dy on February 20, 2011

personal definition: tendency of life to move towards chaos, random molecular destruction,

and my favorite types of photographs

take a walk on the wild side

Posted in istanbul??? by jlm2dy on February 19, 2011

step one: take the tram to the very outskirts of the golden horn

step two: pass through a gate on the walls that mehmet the conqueror sacked in 1453
step three: smell the manure, think for a second and process where these fresh veggies come from daily! couldn’t get any fresher than 2 feet outside of zone 1!

this is the way i live, part 6

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on February 17, 2011


welcome to tophane – it’s laundry day!

this is the way i live, part 5

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on February 16, 2011

there is no such thing as potable tap water in turkey. so, we buy these huge bottles every week.
they are precariously strapped to a moped and delivered to your door.

happy belated birthday!

Posted in vermont by jlm2dy on February 15, 2011


a happy belated valentine’s birthday to my beloved cat at home,
noaa tornado matthews.