Friday, October 30, 2009

Faces 59 - Celebrating the Republic.

The Poinsettia plant is known in modern Turkey as 'Ataturk Cicegi', or Ataturk's Flower (Mustapha Kemal Ataturk being the founder of the modern Turkish Republic).

Faces 58 - Celebrating the Republic.

Yesterday, 29th October 2009.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Places 34 - Mardan Palace Hotel.

I found the Mardan Palace website technically perfect in its creation, but it lacks so much of the vibrant magic of the Istanbul it tries to emulate; and this, I am sure, is what their future guests would like to see. These are a few fleeting impressions taken in one afternoon.

Places 35 - Mardan Palace Hotel.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Notions 34 - Sight.

A poster advertising the '46 inci Altin Portakal Film Festival' (translated as the '46th Golden Orange') staged annually in Antalya.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Places (and Faces) 34 - Daphne House.

Bulent and Refiye Sagocak run this perfect place hidden in the pine forests behind Olympos, known also in Turkish as, 'Daphne Tatil Evi'. -