Tag Archives: Istanbullus

ISTANBUL KADIKOY AND GOODBYE UNTIL NEXT TIME

It is a good feeling to be back to one of the worlds greatest cities. After visiting so many new places it is comforting to be back to the familiar. The sights along the way have been good but there … Continue reading

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The Bridge Galata Köprüsü

The Aya Sofia, the Blue Mosque the Galata bridge among a few others are part of totemic importance to the Istanbullus. Long before I ever thought of visiting Istanbul I saw a documentary about Istanbul on Thalassa a French tv … Continue reading

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BACK TO ISTANBUL, THE PEOPLE, THE POLITICS AND BEAUTIFUL BUYUKADA draft

Driving back into Istanbul from Ataturk airport felt totally different to a few weeks before but no less exciting. The landscape and seascape were now familiar, along with the classic architecture of the Mosques, Topkapi, the Galata tower and the … Continue reading

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ISTANBUL OFF TO THE BAZAAR

One of the great constants in every hotel I stayed in in Turkey is the breakfast, a sort of Turkish smorgasbord. And in Nuruziya Suites, one of the best friendly hotels in Pera ( see below) there was always a … Continue reading

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ISTANBUL BEING A TOURIST

The deal is I get six weeks to wander around foreign lands with my camera so I get a winter of processing colour photographs and printing the black & white, and in return Laurence and I have a couple of … Continue reading

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Istanbul Arriving in THE City

Istanbul. The city of 10,000 years of ghosts. The plan of a round trip of the Black Sea was put on the back burner after examination of the ferry timetables of the Georgian & Ukrainian shipping companies. The idea of … Continue reading

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