This photo is of the Library of Ahmet III, just one small building at the palace. Perhaps every school kid ın the country was there en masse, so it was a game of trying to get to each of the … Continue reading
My first day in Istanbul I went to the Aya Sofya. Built in the sixth century, it was the largest church in the world for about a thousand years until the Ottoman invasion, when it was turned into a mosque. … Continue reading
Not quite to Turkey yet. This paper mill is on my way home. The yellow sodium lights make the scene almost as monochrome as this photo.
I just bought a plane ticket, and I’ll be headed to Turkey for a couple weeks after Christmas. I’m not sure how often I’ll have Internet access, but I’ll try to upload some posts and photos during the trip and … Continue reading
After we got out of the canyon, we had a couple days in Las Vegas, so David and I went for a side trip to the Valley of Fire State Park about an hour away. My brother Adam brought me … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I went on a backpacking trip with some friends in the Grand Canyon. It was a great time. My friend Dave leads these trips for the Sierra club, but this one was just four friends going. … Continue reading
We hit Hoover Dam on the way to the canyon. I didn’t notice before how Art Deco it was.
I’ve made it home. Things were a bit confusing in Dulles. A number of people got bumped off my flight to Buffalo. There was too much luggage, so the plane was going to be over-weight. The policy is that they’ll … Continue reading