A Memoir

My Istanbul Photos from 2009

Dorion Photo, Istanbul, 2009
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Galata Tower near the Golden Horn
The Blue Mosque
In the rear of the Blue Mosque
One of the Blue Mosque minarets
Sunset, Blue Mosque
Courtyard, Blue Mosque
Haj Sophia
Blue Mosque minarets
Blue Mosque
The Haj Sophia visible from the courtyard of the Blue Mosque
Blue Mosque minaret
The Bosphorus Strait dividing European Istanbul from Asian Istanbul. The foreground is part of Sultanahmet on the European side.
Cargo ship moving up The Bosphorus toward the Black Sea: shot from my hotel.
Local shop in Sultanahmet
Window shopping: I did buy a Turkish rug.
One of my hotels in Sultanahmet
Side view of the Blue Mosque
Blue Mosque minaret
Street cobler
Night shot, Blue Mosque
Along the European side of the Bosphorus Strait with view of Asian Istanbul
Cold Xmas day in December, The Haj Sophia
View of the Blue Mosque from the Bosphorous where I was driving a boat.
Along the Bosphorus
Blue Mosque: shot from the Bosphorous
Boat yard on Bosphorus
Ruins of houses along the Bosphorus, formerly owned by wealthy Istanbulans
Ruins of houses along the Bosphorus, formerly owned by wealthy Istanbulans
Ruins of houses along the Bosphorus, formerly owned by wealthy Istanbulans
Ruins of houses along the Bosphorus, formerly owned by wealthy Istanbulans
On the shore of the Bosphorus
A Bosphorus boat yard where I hired a boat and was allowed to drive (Previous experience in the US Navy)
Passing by.
Me driving the boat.
Shot from the boat.
We gave this couple a ride back to the boat yard.
Nightfall
Blue Mosque, my favorite shot.
Xmas dinner – a vegetarian casserole
Blue Mosque minaret shot from my hotel room on Day One of Ten. As a NYC teacher I had three ten-day vacations within a few months that year when I traveled to Turkey, then to India, then to Thailand where I now reside.
Heading up to Taksin Square.
Shot taken from Galata Bridge spanning the Golden Horn.
Crazy boat traffic near Galata Bridge from where the shot was taken.
fishermen on Galata Bridge

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