finding out why constantinople got the works

new reading

Posted in turkey by jlm2dy on March 22, 2011

purchased this book last night, then went to grab a drink with friends.
having this book on the table got us a free round of drinks!

laleli camii

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on March 21, 2011

cloudy day = catching up

Posted in bursa, istanbul by jlm2dy on March 18, 2011

working on quick drawings that i meant to do ages ago…

haydarpaşa train station, istanbul

koza han silk market, bursa

bursa

Posted in bursa by jlm2dy on March 17, 2011

cue the tiles!

cue the gravestones!

cue the turkish bath-turned fabric store!

ready, set, BURSA

greek school

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on March 17, 2011

people of the perşembe pazar

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on March 15, 2011

the kindest guys ever from the metalworks shop
after talking, they gave me a lifetime supply of rebar and bolts for the upcoming mapping project,
saying it was “a gift to america!”

on the atatürk bridge, this man sells 1 lira ($0.62) veggie sammiches to the traffic and balıkçıs (fishers)

is this a sign?

Posted in istanbul??? by jlm2dy on March 14, 2011

i have never noticed this fleur-de-lis fence on the galata bridge, or anywhere else in istanbul.
i think i will take it as a sign for where to go next:

NEW ORLEANS!! 2011-2013 (and beyond?)

akşam balık ekmek | afternoon fish sammiches

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on March 13, 2011

saturday walk

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on March 12, 2011

okay, so this is from yesterday

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on March 11, 2011

but i like the birds and snow on the bosphorus