Monthly Archives: May 2011

cats of Beyoğlu :)

Beyoğlu, Taksim-Istanbul, pentax k10d

Beyoğlu, Taksim-Istanbul, pentax k10d

Tulip festival

Istanbul Tulip festival, Istanbul lale festivali, Gülhane parkı, pentax kx

Istanbul Tulip festival, Istanbul lale festivali, Gülhane parkı, pentax kx

Erguvans

Love in shade, Erguvans

Love in shade, Erguvans

Love in shade, Erguvans

Istanbul-Moda, Erguvan, pentax k10d

Istanbul-Moda, Erguvan, pentax k10d

Erguvan close-up

Istanbul-Moda, Erguvan, pentax k10d

Istanbul-Moda, Erguvan, pentax k10d

Erguvans

Istanbul-Moda, Erguvan, pentax k10d

Istanbul-Moda, Erguvan, pentax k10d

Last erguvans

Istanbul-Moda, Erguvan, pentax k10d

Istanbul-Moda, Erguvan, pentax k10d

To be a rock and not to roll…

Istanbul,  pentax kx

Istanbul, pentax kx

There’s a lady who’s sure all that glitters is gold
And she’s buying a stairway to heaven.
And when she gets there she knows
If the stores are all closed
With a word she can get what she game for.

And she’s buying a stairway to heaven.

Led Zeppelin “Stairway To Heaven “

Nusretiye Camii

Nusretiye Camii, Istanbul, pentax kx

Nusretiye Camii, Istanbul, pentax kx

Erguvan “sultans of bosphorus”

Erguvan, Judas Tree,  Istanbul, pentax k10d

Erguvan, Judas Tree, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Erguvan trees (Judas tree or European Redbud) bloom between the second half of April and the first half of May, and then:
The blue of Bosphorus, the green of pine trees and the reddish-purple of erguvan blossoms blend and create a beauty that one would wish losing herself in…

Erguvan, Judas Tree, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Erguvan, Judas Tree, Istanbul, pentax k10d

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