Turkey, 2000

Got a Nikon 990 and a couple of 128M CF cards before this year's trip... these are all digital photos.

Part One...on to Istanbul
Old Window Old former hotel Entrance to an old Hamam (Turkish Bath) Old Window, after an escape? Our friend Boby opened a hotel! Walls at Empress Zoe Hotel Walls at Empress Zoe Hotel Wall at Empress Zoe Hotel Lobby at Empress Zoe Hotel

um...we thought this was an old Ottoman house that Fatih was going to fix up!
Giselle wanted a photo of this Giselle wanted a photo of this

Bosporus on left, Asia in center, Marmara Sea at right, from hotel deck
Golden Horn and Pera, from Pandeli Restaurant in Spice Market Drums with these labels found at Golden Horn Street near Hotel
Ottoman fixer-uppers, Giselle Ottoman fixer-upper Detail of Ottoman house Giselle, Mike, and old Ottoman houses Giselle and Ottoman houses Obelisk and Blue Mosque minarets Egyptian obelisk in the Hippodrome
On to the Mosques

On to the Spice Market

On to the Galata Tower

Giselle finds buttons, trims, yarns, threads

Kilims, carpets and the after-market

Friends and Dinners