finding out why constantinople got the works

tiny socks and reflected pots (in bismallah bling)

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on May 26, 2011

neighborhood findings

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on May 25, 2011

detail on the gate of the mosque i walk by daily, just noticed today

boğaz tur | bosporus tour

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on May 24, 2011

walking tour

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on May 23, 2011

mimar sinan güzel sanat üniversitesi (architect sinan fine arts university)

eminönü

my istanbul life revolves around food

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on May 23, 2011

learning to cook turkish foods with herbs, carrots, apricots, lemons, veggies, garlic, rakı, beer, yoğurt, deniz borlgesi, borek, spices…i could go on with our ingredients for days!

çiya! (dinner in asia)

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on May 21, 2011

feast!

scarves on the galata bridge

istanbul modern + 360 bar

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on May 20, 2011

a long ride back to istanbul begins.

Posted in turkey by jlm2dy on May 19, 2011

pirating

Posted in turkey by jlm2dy on May 19, 2011

our captain – an ottoman historian – as we leave the port

we went to too many beaches to snorkel so i don’t remember which this is

korsan means ‘pirate’ in turkish.

olympos, myra, kalkan

Posted in turkey by jlm2dy on May 19, 2011

mike houk with his innertube in a valley, cactus roses, a frog and our beach for the day (before a russian invasion)
then to some tombs, where i found a puppy, stole it and carried it around for 3 hours in my arms

then our final destination: kalkan. i love it here.