Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

Unique!

November 24, 2014

Unique shots of Istanbul. Photos: Peycho Peychev
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Camondo Steps

November 21, 2014

The Gaudí-esque neo-baroque and art-nouveau staircase known as Camondo Steps contributes greatly to the chain of contrasts in Istanbul. Built by a prominent 19th-century Jewish Galata banker – Avram Camondo who was an exceptional philanthropist. Worth the walk around the Galata street labyrinth. Istanbul – always full of surpises! I cannot find information who the architect was.

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Camondo Steps – Istanbul

Çırağan Palace

November 21, 2014

This unique jewel in one of my favourite cities – Istanbul – Çırağan Palace Kempinski (former Ottoman palace,) on the magical Bosphorus feels as it looks. Grand and spectacular!

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Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

 

Didim

September 21, 2014

All Turkish sea resorts share the same lively atmosphere, however, each one is amazing with its own idiosyncrasy. Be it Altinkum [the Golden Sands Beach], the Apollo Temple or the nearby hill village Şirince – a week in Turkey is always a worth experience. Didim – a discovery – both internal and external.

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Fire works

January 1, 2013

Painting the big old town red, orange, purple and any other colour under the stars…08, 10, 12…Fireworks. Fire works. New Year’s sensations, hopes and dreams. Happy 2013!

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Happy 2013!

Miniaturk

October 27, 2012

Mini weekend at Miniaturk – 120 major attraction models from all over Turkey done in 1/25 scale.  And the  Crystal Istanbul Museum hosting 16 of the most precious historic monuments of Istanbul re-created in crystal by means of laser technology.

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