Go-anywhere doors どこでもドア

Doors.  There’s just something about them that fascinates me photographically.  Maybe it’s the curiosity of wondering what’s behind them?  Sometimes they might be open just a crack to allow just a glimpse of what they hide.   In some cases, it’s because they’re beautifully constructed.  At any rate, I think they make for a good … More Go-anywhere doors どこでもドア

In search of culture 文化を探しています

There were just some parts of Turkish culture that needed to be experienced. Though I’m a staunch non-smoker, I even tried the nargele or water pipe that is ubiquitous throughout Turkey. Unlike what some people think, the only thing that goes in these is flavoured tobacco, not the wacky-tabacky. Another must do (though I had … More In search of culture 文化を探しています

One battle and two ancient sites 戦闘所一つ、昔所二つ。

I’ve included a map with the general route of our trip. Our first stop after leaving Istanbul was the site of the World War 1 battle of Gallipoli though to be honest, historical significance aside, the Aussies and Kiwis in our group got much more out of the site than the two token Canadians on … More One battle and two ancient sites 戦闘所一つ、昔所二つ。