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…

Restaurant Dog

This little guy likes to hang around a restaurant and is a great little dog.  For use elsewhere, credit: Tome of Trovius, https://tomeoftrovius.com The best way to support this website is to share it and this article across social media and with your friends. Let me know how you found the article as well! Check out…

Ormanpark Peacocks

This beautiful peacock was at a zoo (basically a few cages) in Ormanpark, a park located in Adapazarı, the capital of the Sakarya Province in Turkey.  For use elsewhere, credit: Tome of Trovius, https://tomeoftrovius.com The best way to support this website is to share it and this article across social media and with your friends. Let…

A View of the Bosphorus

For use elsewhere, credit: Tome of Trovius, https://tomeoftrovius.com This was taken in the north of Beşiktaş on a very nice day. The best way to support this website is to share it and this article across social media and with your friends. Let me know how you found the article as well! Check out the info…

Snow Time

When a historic snowstorm hit the eastern seaboard of the United States years ago I made these in the snow which was extremely deep.  Mainly I was having fun exploring the snowy landscape in snow which was hip deep. Needless to say I wasn’t outside long. Overall I had a good time and I would…

Tree Dog

I found this dog under a tree. I don’t really know what else to say about that.  For use elsewhere, credit: Tome of Trovius, https://tomeoftrovius.com The best way to support this website is to share it and this article across social media and with your friends. Let me know how you found the article as well!…

Historic Findings: Arabian Gates UPDATE

nejron / 123RF Stock Photo Ever since the mysteries designs popped up throughout the barren Arabian landscape, researchers have been ready to photograph them. The stone gates sitting patiently in the desert are all ready to be explored and cataloged and yet this hasn’t happened. The main reason was that Saudi Arabia was reluctant to…

Koru, Maşukiye

I visited the Koru Restaurant a year ago and had a fairly good time but was impressed with the architecture used for a restaurant I never would have noticed.  Tucked back into the forested areas and hills west of Lake Sapanca (pronounced Sapanja with the a’s spoken as ah) it serves a fairly typical menu. …

Crouching Tiger

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