Beauty of Nature #1

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Sustainability #8: Underwater Parthenon

This may be the strangest example of green energy I’ve seen yet. Designed by the Dutch architect Koen Olthius with his studio Waterstudio, the Parthenon Seawall is essentially a large, underwater recreation of the Athenian Parthenon designed to harvest tidal currents as energy. If you’re unfamiliar with the concept, tidal power is a method of…

A Sunset over Izmit Bay

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Valentine’s Day

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Tree Lanterns

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Photos #21-40

A Sunset over Izmit Bay A very nice day Valentine’s Day Hearts on Valentine’s Day! Tree Lanterns Some really nice outdoor decorations Turkish Papa John’s Get your Turkish pizza! A Forest in Sapanca Plenty of green trees in the summertime

Turkish Papa John’s

Turkey has proved no exception to the invasion of American restaurants into foreign markets, featuring such mainstays as McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King. A crucial difference with Papa John’s is Turkey’s lack of devoted pizza joints, likely due to the lack of Italians. Plenty of restaurants make pizzas but none specialize in it, save for…

Turkish Cypress

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A Forest in Sapanca

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Izmit Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower)

This is the clock tower in Izmit called the Saat Kulesi (sah-t coup-less-e, this my attempt at phonetic reading). It was constructed at the turn of the 20th century and was one among many constructed across the empire to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sultan Abdul Hamid II, one of the last. It’s just a tower…

Pacific Rim: Uprising – A Review

Credit: Legendary   The newest robots vs. monsters film Pacific Rim: Uprising, a sequel to the first one, Pacific Rim, has arrived and I’ve been very excited for its arrival since I was a fan of the original. My review is going to take a bit of a different direction from what I’ve seen other…