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Indigo Mosque

A colourful note: the colour indigo was named after the indigo dye derived from the Indigofera tinctoria plant.  India is believed to be the oldest centre of indigo dyeing in […]
Indigo Mosque

Hot Work in a Caravanserai

The caravanserais behind Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar are home to many specialised workmen, including the following friendly metal worker who was slaving over the flames Linked to Hot Copyright Debbie Smyth, 2 February 2016 […]

Ready, Aim, Fire!

One of my favourite activities in Istanbul is wandering alongside the beautiful Bosphorus; one of the popular activities for the locals is shooting the brightly coloured balloons that are hanging at the water’s edge. […]
Ready, Aim, Fire!

Blue Dawn

Asked for an image something lovely and my thoughts immediately rushed back to my visit to Istanbul in Spring.  The only difficult thing was choosing one photo from so much […]
Blue Dawn