[Photoblog] What you and I have been waiting for.

A quite hello from me,

I’ll try one more time. Hello. I miss writing here.

I have a lot that I have been holding close to my heart that I would like to share with you. I’ll try justify why I haven’t been able to pour myself out to Hazal’s Camera. My time in Washington, DC, came to an end. Just couple of weeks before I left the penthouse apartment, my one-year-old laptop let me down. Don’t even ask me about it, in the words of one of my favourite co-workers at the little organization I spent most of my days in DC: it was “tragic”. I left writing all together for a little longer than I would’ve liked, and embraced being upset about leaving yet another place– And, returning home.

So it is. I am torn into pieces, but I am also home to collect one that I left over here. With the courtesy of Hazal’s Camera, where I see things more clearly: Here is home.

Isn’t it lovely all alone?

Yesil Turbe
Side view of the Green Tomb (‘Yesil Turbe’). May 20, 2018
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The Green Tomb (‘Yesil Turbe’) entrance. May 20, 2018
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Looking out from within. May 20, 2018
A couple praying for the spirits of the Sultans who served in Bursa during the Ottoman era. May 20, 2018

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The Green Mosque
The Green Mosque.
The tomb was finished 40 days before the death of Celebi Sultan Mehmet (the 5th Ottoman Sultan). The tomb is also home for Celebi Sultan Mehmet’s daughters and sons, as well as Yildirim Beyazid’s son, Celebi Mehmet. May 20, 2018
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Flip the coin to the other side: Ataturk’s Turkey. May 19, 2018.
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Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day. May 19, 2018
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Tophane, top of the old historical Bursa. May 20, 2018
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The view from Tophane. May 20, 2018
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The new highway in process (view from Mudanya to M.Kemalpasa road) May 13, 2018
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Kids playing, view overseeing Trilye yacht marina. May 13, 2018