Category Archives: Europe side

Human Rights Groups fears Khader Adnan Could Die …

Supportes of Khader Adnan, Taksim-Istanbul, pentax kx, photos by ozgur ozkok

Supportes of Khader Adnan, Taksim-Istanbul, pentax kx, photos by ozgur ozkok

Rights group fears Khader Adnan could die after more than 50 days on hunger strike, calls on Israel to promptly grant trial.

Supportes of Khader Adnan, Taksim-Istanbul, pentax kx, photos by ozgur ozkok

Supportes of Khader Adnan, Taksim-Istanbul, pentax kx, photos by ozgur ozkok

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blue at Kasimpasa

Kasımpaşa-İstanbul, pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

Kasımpaşa-İstanbul, pentax k10d, photos by ozgur ozkok

Ciragan Palace

Çırağan Sarayı, Ciragan Palace, Ortaköy-Istanbul, pentax k10d , by ozgur ozkok

Çırağan Sarayı, Ciragan Palace, Ortaköy-Istanbul, pentax k10d , by ozgur ozkok

The palace, built by Sultan Abdülâziz, was designed by the famous palace architect Nigoğayos Balyan and constructed by his sons Sarkis and Hagop Balyan between 1863 and 1867. This was a period in which all Ottoman sultans used to build their own palaces rather than using those of their ancestors. Çırağan Palace is the last example of this period. The inner walls and the roof were made of wood, the outer walls of colorful marble. The palace is connected with a beautiful marble bridge to the Yıldız Palace on the hill behind. A very high garden wall protects the palace from the outer world.
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The sun must be shining on the fields now

Kariye musem (Chora church), Kariye müzesi, Edirnekapı-Istanbul, pentax k10d

Kariye musem (Chora church), Kariye müzesi, Edirnekapı-Istanbul, pentax k10d

Longing

The sun must be shining on the fields now,
And snow frozen on the tips of the grass.
I cant rest anymore in the evening
With my head in your hands.

Scary winter night,
Dont you havea warm bed at all!
Wild flowers that carper the mountains,
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Taksim Meydani (Taksim Square, Istanbul)

Taksim meydanı, Taksim square, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Taksim meydanı, Taksim square, Istanbul, pentax k10d

doves and seeding girl is a  typical photo  of  Istanbul :)  It was a rainy day …

 

homeland of colorful houses

Balat, İstanbul, pentax k10d

Balat, İstanbul, pentax k10d

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life on streets

portrait, istanbul, pentax k10d

portrait, istanbul, pentax k10d

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Birdseed seller

Yeni Camii, Eminönü, İstanbul, pentax k10d

Yeni Camii, Eminönü, İstanbul, pentax k10d

old woman is selling birdseed in Eminönü square.

Nusretiye Camii

Nusretiye Camii, Nusretiye Mosque, Istanbul, Kabataş, pentax k10d

Nusretiye Camii, Nusretiye Mosque, Istanbul, Kabataş, pentax k10d

Sümbül Efendi Camii, Kocamustafapaşa

Sümbül Efendi Camii, Kocamustafapaşa, Istanbul, Sumbul Efendi Mosque, pentax k10d

Sümbül Efendi Camii, Kocamustafapaşa, Istanbul, Sumbul Efendi Mosque, pentax k10d