A set of photographs from the Topkapi Imperial Palace in Istanbul.
This channel for guiding rainwater into a little drain is in the Imperial Harem complex in the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul.
We were in the Mesale café in the Arasta Bazaar in Istanbul. The band assembled first, tuned up and then started playing some sublime music. Then the Dervish came up and performed his whirling dance.
One morning while at repose, I heard a chainsaw in the street. I tried to ignore it but it was a troublesome and intrusive noise and I wondered what was taking such a hammering. Curiosity got the better of me...Read More
These are the 17 photographs I uploaded to my daily photo diary on Blipfoto from my trip to Turkey in September 2014...Read More
This is video of a trip across the Bosphorus from Karaköy in the north-west across the straits to Kadiköy in the south-east. Made mainly with an iPhone 4S, in April 2014.
Music: "Eastminster" by Kevin MacLeod
Well I've done it. Just uploaded the last of the photos selected from my trip to Istanbul in April. 205 images selected from 519 taken in total...Read More
A peacock has a standoff with a young kitty. The cat is just fascinated by the peacock's feathers but the bird isn't having any of it. The rustling you hear is the sound of it's feathers - part of it's display, or a warning to the cat maybe. The cat is distracted by a human and the peacock makes it's move. It's all over very quickly.
These are the eleven photos I took for my daily photo journal while on a trip to Istanbul in April 2014. To these I'll add a selection of the rest I took (from about 500 in total) in an album on flickr.Read More
Last week I had a long weekend in Istanbul, Turkey. I’m currently sorting through the photos I took there and uploading them to a new set on flickr.
Here’s a short video I made whilst browsing some antique shops.
Boats and scenery, Kekova-Simena
There are at least 300 photos (edited down from nearly 800) but I am still adding a few more as I go along - that stuff takes time! There are 9 videos in the playlist.