Category Archives: Balat, Fener

I’ve seen the story “RIP Robin Gibb”

streets of Balat, Balak sokakları, İstanbul, pentax k5, photos by ozgur ozkok

streets of Balat, Balak sokakları, İstanbul, pentax k5, photos by ozgur ozkok

I’ve seen the story
I’ve read it over once or twice
I said that you say
A little bit of bad advice
I been in trouble
Happened to me all my life
I lie and you lie
And who would get the sharpest knife


Bee Gees “This Is Where I Came In”

streets of Balat

Balat-İstanbul, pentax k5, photos by ozgur ozkok

Balat-İstanbul, pentax k5, photos by ozgur ozkok

Your love has prepared a feast for me

old fabric houses of Balat, Balat evleri,  İstanbul-Türkiye,  pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

old fabric houses of Balat, Balat evleri, İstanbul-Türkiye, pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

Your love has prepared a feast for me; Reason came and sat in a corner; The wine was laughing in the cup, The jug was crying tears of blood. The wine, archer of joy,Has pierced the bird of sorrow with its arrows.
Mevlana Rumi

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The friend has secret ways known to no one else

If the door shuts, do not go away. Be patient, even if every possibility seems closed. The friend has secret ways known to no one else. Mevlana Rumi

she loves you

streets of Balat, Balat sokakları, Istanbul , pentax k10d, photo by ozgur ozkok

streets of Balat, Balat sokakları, Istanbul , pentax k10d, photo by ozgur ozkok

School time “Fethiye Camii”

Fethiye Camii, Fethiye Mosque, Fatih Çarşamba, Balat, pentax k10d , photo by ozgur ozkok

Fethiye Camii, Fethiye Mosque, Fatih Çarşamba, Balat, pentax k10d , photo by ozgur ozkok

This love is complete,complete,complete.
And this separate self is imaginary,imaginary,imaginary.
This light is glorious,glorious,glorious.
Today there is union,union,union!

Mevlana Rumi

birds fly on their wings towards a certain direction “Balat Balino Rum Kilisesi”

Balat Balino Rum Kilisesi, Balat Balino Greece Church, Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

Balat Balino Rum Kilisesi, Balat Balino Greece Church, Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

The difference between birds and their wings, and the wings of the aspirations of intelligent men, is that birds fly on their wings towards a certain direction, whereas intelligent men fly on the wings of their aspirations away from all directions.

Mevlana Rumi

in a hundred silent ways “streets of Balat”

Old fabric houses of Balat, Balat 'ın eski evleri, Balat-İstanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

Old fabric houses of Balat, Balat 'ın eski evleri, Balat-İstanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

I closed my mouth and spoke to you in a hundred silent ways.

Mevlana Rumi

sunny building

Balat-Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

Balat-Istanbul, pentax k10d, by ozgur ozkok

with unfamiliar shape

Back To School “Hirami Ahmet Pasa Camii”

Hirami Ahmet Paşa Camii, Hirami Ahmet Pasa Mosque , Fatih-Balat, Istanbul, pentax kx , by ozgur ozkok

Hirami Ahmet Paşa Camii, Hirami Ahmet Pasa Mosque , Fatih-Balat, Istanbul, pentax kx , by ozgur ozkok

Young woman in black is walking her girl