Istanbul’s Blue Mosque and a Note on Travel Planning

It was a little disconcerting to hear about today’s apparent suicide bombing near the Blue Mosque in the Sultanahmet district of Istanbul just a few hours before discussing plans for a brief upcoming visit to the Turkish metropolis. Eleven people were killed in the attack which Turkish government officials say was carried out by a… Continue reading Istanbul’s Blue Mosque and a Note on Travel Planning

Mannequin Monday 7

Mannequins, Istanbul

This week Mannequin Monday moves from the Americas to Istanbul, where Europe and Asia meet, and home to the store front where subjects of primitive brain implant experimentation apparently wind up. If you’re new to this weekly series, you can and should catch up here. Enjoy! Istanbul, Turkey, 14-Mar-2012