Tag Archives: Turkey

Sultan’s Living Room – Topkapi Palace – Istanbul

I took this photo of the sultan’s reception room while visiting the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul in 2005.  While this former palace of the Ottomans was splendid, the harem was the most interesting part of my visit.  I loved exploring … Continue reading

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The Bosphorus – Istanbul

I took this photo while visiting Istanbul with a friend in April 2009.  For more pics, click on the “Istanbul, 4/09″ album on my Gallery.

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Relaxing in a Hammam in Istanbul

Like almost everyone else who visits Istanbul, I wanted to take a bath in one of the city’s famous hammams when I was in Turkey in October 2005.  I chose the nearly 300 year old Cagaloglu Hammam located near the … Continue reading

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