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  • More about the Evil Eye - Nazar I often get asked what the Blue Eye / Evil Eye is all about.In Turkish we call it Nazar and I will try and shed some light on this beautiful blue e... Read More
  • Happy Bayram Happy Bayram .. A short explanation about “Ramazan Bayram” – Candy Festival).Sunset today, Sunday 27 July 2014 marks the end of R... Read More
  • Kina Gecesi (Henna Night) I love this picture and the detail in the Henna prompted me to share a very traditional occasion for Turks called Kina Gecesi (Henna Night). Read More
  • Topkapi Palace - Istanbul The Ottoman Empire was ruled from this vast compound and luxurious decadent buildings overlooking the Bosporus. Read More