Is It Safe To Travel To Turkey?
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  We waited to tell them. We talked about when it would be the right time. Over dinner, we thought about how they might … Read More

Looking Through A Window
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A view of the Blue Mosque (background) from the Hagia Sophia, a museum that once was a Greek Orthodox Church and, at another point … Read More

Discovering The Blues at the Edge of Europe and Asia
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It was a bleak and cool morning in the neighborhood of Cihangar, Istanbul. Once upon a time, it was the seedy underbelly of the … Read More

Nic Practices his Mr. Roboto in SALT
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Nic as robot at SALT Beyoglu, a contemporary art museum in Istanbul, Turkey. This place had a great community vibe about it – large … Read More

An Ancient Ritual Unites Mind, Heart and Body
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The Whirling Dervishes, a Rumi-inspired ritual designed to release the ego and spiritually move closer to God.

A Night View of The Blue Mosque
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The Blue Mosque stands out against the night sky. We settled onto a bench to watch the nearby fountain turn colors, observe the tourists taking photos and listen to the call to prayer blend in with others from neighboring mosques.

The Sounds of Istanbul, Turkey
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It’s noon in Istanbul. Sounds of the call to prayer from a handful of mosques echo across the water, boat motors buzz as the captains shuttle people across the Golden Horn and traffic crossing the bridge we are on blend together to create the soundtrack of this intriguing city.

Yeah, Let’s Hang the Flatscreen on Some Barbed Wire
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Our tour today also included finding a Panasonic flat screen TV hanging on a barbed wire fence in the most unlikely place. View in … Read More

Bakin’ Bread in Istanbul
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I picked up this circular piece of baked dough about the size of my face and covered in sesame seeds from a food cart … Read More

Street Art in Istanbul, Turkey
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This post is dedicated to Ashley and Ben over @wayoutweird -Check out this street art creation in action in Istanbul! There was another guy … Read More

Dogs Make Everyone Happy
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Dogggggssss make everyone happy…even when they leave you covered in dog hair. View in Instagram โ‡’

Dogs + Anna = Double Chins
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Probably the most attractive picture I’ve ever taken ๐Ÿ˜‰ Giving the dogs a little love on the patio of our house sit in Kas, … Read More