Istanbul, Day 1 (2011 Trip) Pics

September 3, 2011 – Exploring Istanbul, Day 1

As I mortifyingly admitted yesterday, there are quite a few pics from our epic trip last year around the Mediterranean.  I’ve decided to work backwards.  As I slowly but surely get all the picture pages up from that trip, I’ll continue to update the list of pages with links.  Messy, but it will have to do since this is going to be put up in all sorts of random order!

Anyway, I just started writing this paragraph and remembered that I had written a LOT of stuff during the cruise itself, especially during those days at sea.  But then I remembered I had written them on my old iPad, which I had recently wiped in order to give to Harv.  D’oh!  But then, I remembered that Apple awesomely backs up your data when you connect it to your computer.  And then I remembered that I built my new iPad from my old iPad’s image… After remembering which app I used to type in my trip journal (aNote – a pretty great app for purposes like travel diaries, btw) I nervously opened it up and BAM! there were my notes…I had forgotten that I’d only written up the days from Rome, but honestly, that’s a relief too.  Those were action-packed days!!!

What all that means is that I’m stuck remembering the rest of the cruise – luckily I took shittons of pictures, so when in doubt, I can lean on the pictures to tell the story.  So, where was I? Oh, yeah, ISTANBUL!

Our ship, the Equinox, had docked in Istanbul before most everyone woke up, as when we finally did get up, we looked out the balcony directly on to the Istanbul cityscape.  Sho’ nuff, this was definitely Istanbul.  Mosques everywhere, but also still quite a city.  From our room, we were facing the wrong way to really see any of the historic center stuff you associate in your mind with Istanbul, namely the Hagia Sophia or Blue Mosque.  The ship was spending two full days here in the city, and Larry & I had booked a two-day excursion.  I was RIDICULOUSLY excited to come here.  It’s always amazing to think of the history here in what was once Constantinople.  It’s also the only city that straddles two continents.  Plus, the Hagia Sophia.  I mean, seriously.  Once we got sorted into our travel group, we found out that our itinerary for today was to mainly visit the insane (in a good way) markets, including the Spice Market and the Grand Bazaar, along with visiting Topkapi Palace, finally ending with a boat cruise on the Bosphorous.

Arrival in Istanbul

View of Istanbul from our stateroom
View of Istanbul from our stateroom03-Sep-2011 07:00, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.006 sec, ISO 200
03-Sep-2011 07:34, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 100
03-Sep-2011 07:34, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 100
 
03-Sep-2011 07:34, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 200
03-Sep-2011 08:30, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.003 sec, ISO 400
The welcoming Janissary band outside the ship
The welcoming Janissary band outside the ship03-Sep-2011 08:31, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.003 sec, ISO 400
 

First up was Topkapi Palace.  It’s where the sultans made their home, back before Turkey stopped having a sultan.  It’s now preserved as a museum, storing quite a few interesting artifiacts, including many ridiculously gorgeous jewels, portraits of all the sultans, some quite impressive religious artifiacts (including allegedly Moses’ staff….Larry & I both had strong doubts about the authenticity of it, and even after asking our affable and knowledgeable tour guide, she couldn’t confirm but informed us that most have strong beliefs that it is) and a gorgeous view of the Golden Horn and Bosphorous, the bodies of water that surround and cut through Istanbul.

Topkapi Palace

The entrance to Topkapi palace
The entrance to Topkapi palace03-Sep-2011 09:02, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 320
Topkapi Palace was the home of the Ottoman Sultans for over 400 years
Topkapi Palace was the home of the Ottoman Sultans for over 400 years03-Sep-2011 09:02, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.003 sec, ISO 400
Lots of pretty courtyards within
Lots of pretty courtyards within03-Sep-2011 09:05, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.003 sec, ISO 200
 
The Gate of Salutation, leading to the Second courtyard
The Gate of Salutation, leading to the Second courtyard03-Sep-2011 09:08, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.002 sec, ISO 200
The Tower of Justice
The Tower of Justice03-Sep-2011 09:14, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.002 sec, ISO 200
The Tower of Justice again
The Tower of Justice again03-Sep-2011 09:14, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.003 sec, ISO 125
 
The Imperial Council building
The Imperial Council building03-Sep-2011 09:15, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.005 sec, ISO 200
03-Sep-2011 09:18, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.008 sec, ISO 100
The First Chamber of the Imperial Council
The First Chamber of the Imperial Council03-Sep-2011 09:18, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.017 sec, ISO 800
 
Gorgeous interiors of the Imperial Council
Gorgeous interiors of the Imperial Council03-Sep-2011 09:19, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.033 sec, ISO 320
03-Sep-2011 09:19, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.5, 4.3mm, 0.033 sec, ISO 200
03-Sep-2011 09:19, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.033 sec, ISO 500
 
03-Sep-2011 09:20, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.033 sec, ISO 640
03-Sep-2011 09:20, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.033 sec, ISO 500
The porch outside the Imperial Divan
The porch outside the Imperial Divan03-Sep-2011 09:21, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.002 sec, ISO 200
 

After the Topkapi Palace, we went to the Cistern, a Roman construction built underground and where in ancient times the city would store its water.  It is still being preserved for historical reasons and because it is awesome.  You walk down some stairs like you’re heading into a basement, and then there you are in this dramatically lit, massive underground chamber like out of a dream.  It’s filled with a little bit of water that fish swim in – it’s also very cool there especially considering it’s fucking hot as balls up top in September.  It’s incredible to think that not only was this built 1500 years ago, it still stands and there’s a city built up above it.

Exploring the Cistern and area

The Hagia Sophia, although we didn't see the inside till the next day
The Hagia Sophia, although we didn't see the inside till the next day03-Sep-2011 10:57, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.002 sec, ISO 100
Our bus passed by it on the way to the Cisterns and it was just too amazing not to photo
Our bus passed by it on the way to the Cisterns and it was just too amazing not to photo03-Sep-2011 10:58, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.002 sec, ISO 160
03-Sep-2011 10:58, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 160
 
03-Sep-2011 11:06, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 250
This is what you see upon entering the Cistern
This is what you see upon entering the Cistern03-Sep-2011 11:14, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.1 sec, ISO 1600
The Cistern is a remnant of Roman engineering when Constantinople was the eastern capital
The Cistern is a remnant of Roman engineering when Constantinople was the eastern capital03-Sep-2011 11:15, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.125 sec, ISO 1600
 
They basically built a roof over the valley and stored water there for use
They basically built a roof over the valley and stored water there for use03-Sep-2011 11:18, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.125 sec, ISO 1600
Now it's literally a cool place to visit
Now it's literally a cool place to visit03-Sep-2011 11:18, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.067 sec, ISO 1600
03-Sep-2011 11:19, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.04 sec, ISO 800
 
03-Sep-2011 11:19, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.1 sec, ISO 1600
03-Sep-2011 11:21, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.077 sec, ISO 1600
03-Sep-2011 11:21, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.125 sec, ISO 1600
 
03-Sep-2011 11:22, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.125 sec, ISO 1600
The dramatic lighting definitely makes the tour
The dramatic lighting definitely makes the tour03-Sep-2011 11:22, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.125 sec, ISO 1600
The Medusa column bases.  This one is sideways, meant to diffuse her power
The Medusa column bases. This one is sideways, meant to diffuse her power03-Sep-2011 11:25, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.125 sec, ISO 1600
 

From the Cistern, we hopped back in our bus and went to the Spice Market.  I’m sure I’d seen this before on the Amazing Race, and it’s definitely an attraction that doesn’t disappoint.   It’s wall-to-wall people with tons of vendors selling textiles, spices (duh), trinkets and souvenirs, food, jewelry….basically everything you’d imagine.  Larry went to the tour-guide recommended spice stall (Aladdin’s – for reals) and picked up some Turkish Delight (candy that would kill me what with all the nut-based shit in it) and pistachios (for snacking).  After walking through it a bit, we ended up in a textile store and bought some “Turkish-looking” pillowcases and a table runner.  The tour guide had warned us that engaging vendors at all means you’re interested, even if you say no.  She was not wrong.  They’re persistent and I bet we probably could have made an even better deal for ourselves.

The Spice Market

Back up on the ground, this is the area around the Spice Market
Back up on the ground, this is the area around the Spice Market03-Sep-2011 11:50, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.5, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 400
The New Mosque is right there in front and the Spice Market is to the right
The New Mosque is right there in front and the Spice Market is to the right03-Sep-2011 11:51, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 4.0, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 320
Looking into the Spice Market
Looking into the Spice Market03-Sep-2011 11:53, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.003 sec, ISO 400
 
The Aladdin No. 6 store, where our guide recommended we get stuff
The Aladdin No. 6 store, where our guide recommended we get stuff03-Sep-2011 11:55, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.025 sec, ISO 160
Probably shady, but whatever.  Larry got some Turkish Delight there.
Probably shady, but whatever. Larry got some Turkish Delight there.03-Sep-2011 11:56, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.003 sec, ISO 400
Just like the Amazing Race!
Just like the Amazing Race!03-Sep-2011 11:56, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.025 sec, ISO 200
 
Larry is confused...
Larry is confused...03-Sep-2011 11:57, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.017 sec, ISO 200
Eventually you can reach an outdoor portion
Eventually you can reach an outdoor portion03-Sep-2011 12:10, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 320
Aww...
Aww...03-Sep-2011 12:10, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 400
 
This is the open square near the New Mosque and Spice Market
This is the open square near the New Mosque and Spice Market03-Sep-2011 12:45, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 200
The New Mosque - note there's only two minarets.
The New Mosque - note there's only two minarets.03-Sep-2011 12:45, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 3.2, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 320
03-Sep-2011 12:45, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 3.5, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 250
 
03-Sep-2011 12:45, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.002 sec, ISO 100
That big mosque in the distance is the Blue Mosque, one of the more famous
That big mosque in the distance is the Blue Mosque, one of the more famous03-Sep-2011 12:47, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 5.0, 11.606mm, 0.002 sec, ISO 100
03-Sep-2011 12:47, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 3.5, 7.373mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 200
 

It was time for lunch at this point, and we ended up at a restaurant that served up lots of Turkish flavor, including kabob, a pate thing, and even now, I can’t remember it all, neither can Larry.  But it was all mostly good.  This lunch we ended up meeting some of our other fellow cruise passengers as we were seated at large, communal tables.  I remember a few couples, one in which the woman was very nice but her husband was standoffish, a very nice married couple from Ireland who we would occasionally run into throughout the rest of the trip, and I think a German couple who were polite but again a little reserved.  Good food though.

After lunch, our big bus somehow navigated the seemingly-small small streets of Istanbul to drop us off at the Grand Bazaar.  The Spice Market was big and chaotic, but this place is just massive. MASSIVE.  If you ever play Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, you’ll get kind of an inkling of how big and meandering the corridors of this ancient mall are.  It’s so easy to get turned around inside.  Everything looks the same after a while as the vendors pretty much all start repeating after a while.  There’s only so much crap that can be sold.  By this point, Larry & I had satisfied our curiosity factor and after getting turned around a few times and seemingly lost, we finally found our exit and went outside.  It was even hotter than balls than it was earlier, so we found a somewhat shady spot to sit in and wait until the group was scheduled to meet up again.  It had been a long day so far, and the heat on top of it is exhausting. ÂI was really looking forward to the final stop on the itinerary for the day, the boat cruise.  I just hoped we didn’t pass out.

The Grand Bazaar

03-Sep-2011 14:25, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 100
03-Sep-2011 14:25, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 125
A view of the Blue Mosque while heading to lunch
A view of the Blue Mosque while heading to lunch03-Sep-2011 14:33, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 100
 
We didn't go there till the next day too
We didn't go there till the next day too03-Sep-2011 14:33, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.002 sec, ISO 100
03-Sep-2011 14:34, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 125
03-Sep-2011 14:34, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 125
 
03-Sep-2011 14:45, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.006 sec, ISO 125
It was amazing how the bus could take these little street corners
It was amazing how the bus could take these little street corners03-Sep-2011 14:49, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.005 sec, ISO 100
03-Sep-2011 14:54, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 200
 
In the afternoon, we headed to the Grand Bazaar
In the afternoon, we headed to the Grand Bazaar03-Sep-2011 14:56, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.002 sec, ISO 250
03-Sep-2011 14:57, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 100
Rug merchants on the sidewalk
Rug merchants on the sidewalk03-Sep-2011 14:57, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.003 sec, ISO 200
 
Crowded crowded crowded
Crowded crowded crowded03-Sep-2011 14:58, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 250
Just one of the entrances to the Grand Bazaar
Just one of the entrances to the Grand Bazaar03-Sep-2011 14:59, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 400
Far bigger than the Spice Market and much easier to get lost in
Far bigger than the Spice Market and much easier to get lost in03-Sep-2011 15:01, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.01 sec, ISO 400
 

So yeah – the boat cruise on the Bosphorous, leaving from the Golden Horn.  Istanbul has a little inlet harbor that is called the Golden Horn, because obviously that is where a huge amount of their trade would come through.  The Golden Horn is an inlet off of the Bosphorous, the main body of water that cuts through Istanbul and is the path from the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara/the Mediterranean.  The cruise was wonderful, as it went along a route on both coasts of the city, as it is a city that is cut in half by the Bosphorous and gives Istanbul coasts in both Europe and Asia.  It also happens to be that some of the world’s most valuable real estate (along the lines of Bel Air and such) is along those shores, since there’s mega oil money and Russians there.  If you’ve ever seen the James Bond movie, The World is Not Enough, we went by not only Electra’s Istanbul house (which is right along the shore), also her evil lighthouse/submarine lair, a very quaint little place called Lenore’s Tower.  In other words, it was awesome.

Boat Cruising on the Bosphorous

The end of the day was spent on a Bosphorous boat cruise
The end of the day was spent on a Bosphorous boat cruise03-Sep-2011 16:26, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.003 sec, ISO 100
03-Sep-2011 16:34, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 125
03-Sep-2011 16:34, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.002 sec, ISO 125
 
Don't know this boat's purpose, but it's cute
Don't know this boat's purpose, but it's cute03-Sep-2011 16:35, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 200
03-Sep-2011 16:36, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.002 sec, ISO 125
03-Sep-2011 16:37, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.003 sec, ISO 160
 
The boat in front isn't our ship - the big mutha in the background is
The boat in front isn't our ship - the big mutha in the background is03-Sep-2011 16:38, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 125
There's our Equinox
There's our Equinox03-Sep-2011 16:40, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.002 sec, ISO 250
The Dolmabahce Mosque
The Dolmabahce Mosque03-Sep-2011 16:44, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 4.5, 9.147mm, 0.002 sec, ISO 100
 
Super expensive hotels along the Bosphorous
Super expensive hotels along the Bosphorous03-Sep-2011 16:49, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 160
Apparently this strip of land is as expensive as Beverly Hills or Bel Air
Apparently this strip of land is as expensive as Beverly Hills or Bel Air03-Sep-2011 16:49, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 160
The 1st Bosphorous Bridge, built in the 1970s, and spans Europe and Asia
The 1st Bosphorous Bridge, built in the 1970s, and spans Europe and Asia03-Sep-2011 16:54, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 125
 
A swimming club on its own little island in the middle of the Bosphorous
A swimming club on its own little island in the middle of the Bosphorous03-Sep-2011 16:59, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 4.5, 9.147mm, 0.003 sec, ISO 100
03-Sep-2011 17:01, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.001 sec, ISO 200
03-Sep-2011 17:02, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.8, 4.3mm, 0.003 sec, ISO 200
 

After the cruise, it was finally time to go back to the ship and crash.  Seriously, that was a long ass day.  But basically, completely amazing at the same time.  I fell in love with Istanbul and could easily imagine going back to visit again, perhaps after knocking out some of the other places Larry & I would like to visit.  But I didn’t have to say goodbye to the city just yet, as we had Day 2 the next day!

Back on the Equinox

Back on board the ship and drinking
Back on board the ship and drinking03-Sep-2011 20:29, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.125 sec, ISO 1600
Nothing ever changes
Nothing ever changes03-Sep-2011 20:29, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.125 sec, ISO 1600
Night shots of Istanbul
Night shots of Istanbul03-Sep-2011 21:19, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 5.0, 12.506mm, 0.25 sec, ISO 3200
 
Hagia Sophia in the middle, Blue Mosque on the right
Hagia Sophia in the middle, Blue Mosque on the right03-Sep-2011 21:20, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 5.0, 12.506mm, 0.25 sec, ISO 4000
That's Topkapi Palace on the left
That's Topkapi Palace on the left03-Sep-2011 21:20, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 5.0, 12.506mm, 0.25 sec, ISO 4000
03-Sep-2011 21:21, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 5.0, 12.506mm, 0.125 sec, ISO 1600
 
03-Sep-2011 21:21, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 5.0, 12.506mm, 0.125 sec, ISO 1600
Instead of going into town, enjoyed the sights from our ship
Instead of going into town, enjoyed the sights from our ship03-Sep-2011 21:21, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.125 sec, ISO 1600
Such a gorgeous and striking sight
Such a gorgeous and striking sight03-Sep-2011 21:21, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.1 sec, ISO 1600
 
03-Sep-2011 21:24, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.1 sec, ISO 1600
Our blue-lit corner of the bar
Our blue-lit corner of the bar03-Sep-2011 21:25, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.033 sec, ISO 400
03-Sep-2011 21:25, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.077 sec, ISO 1600
 
03-Sep-2011 21:29, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.125 sec, ISO 1600
03-Sep-2011 21:31, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 2.0, 4.3mm, 0.05 sec, ISO 800
The 1st Bosphorous Bridge all aglow
The 1st Bosphorous Bridge all aglow03-Sep-2011 22:06, Canon Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS, 5.0, 14.543mm, 0.125 sec, ISO 1600
 

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