The autumn brings beautiful colors to Istanbul Belgrade Forest. I took thee photos during a bicycle ride on November 10.
Category Archives: Places and Sights
Istanbul from Space: Top 5 most beautiful photos
Here are the top 5 most beautiful photos of Istanbul from space.
Sounds of a misty lake
April 14, Sunday was a misty and rainy day in Bahçeköy. I went to the Belgrade forest to get some fresh grass to my cats. Topuzlu bendi looked very beautiful under the mist. I recorded the video below.
Topuzlu Bendi, Belgrade Forest on a foggy day
Sultan Ahmed Dam, also known as the “Topuzlu Dam” (Turkish: Topuzlu Bendi) was built in 1619, and the construction of the dam was ordered by the Ottoman sultan Ahmed III (30 December 1673 – 1 July 1736).
The Great Fire of Pera in 1870
On June 5, 1870, a horrendous fire in Pera which is known as “The Great Fire of Pera” today, destroyed a large part of the district. It is also known as “The Great Fire of Constantinople”. Pera, today’s Beyoğlu, located on the European side of Constantinople (now İstanbul), separated from the old city (historic peninsula of …
What To See In One Day In Istanbul
You came to Istanbul for a meeting, or a work appointment, or vacation, and you have only one free day. Where to go, what to see, in only one day in Istanbul? Last September, I had a guest from London, UK. He came to Istanbul for shooting a short film, and he had only one …
Two April bicycle rides in the north of Istanbul
I jumped on my road bike and rode to the north of Istanbul. I took some photos occasionally.
The Aquaduct of Bahçeköy
It is still cold outside. Today it snowed a little here in Bahçeköy. I paid a visit to the local veterinary to buy my lovely cats some food, especially for Nairo who has urinary problems. I took a few photos along the way.
Istanbul under heavy snow
Since January 6, Friday, Istanbul is under heavy snow. Today (January 7, 2017, Saturday) I took some photos at the Bosphorus University, where I work at.
Top 5 must-see places in Istanbul
Straddling Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea, Istanbul is one of the major tourist destinations in Europe. The city’s strategic location has made it one of history’s most important cities. So there’s plenty of historic places to see, and to feel the exotic atmosphere. Here …