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Extraordinarily Tiny Paintings of Istanbul by Hasan Kale painting miniature Istanbul insects

Extraordinarily Tiny Paintings of Istanbul by Hasan Kale | Colossal

By Christopher Jobson

The Turkish artist makes use of everything from fruit seeds to the wings of taxidermied insects as a backdrop for depictions of his native Istanbul. See much more here, and watch the videos above to see him work… love how he uses his finger

Buy a home in Istanbul for real Turkish delight

Telegraph.co.uk

James Bond leaps over the pantiled roofs of the old city in Istanbul in the opening scenes of Skyfall, against the dazzling backdrop of the Bosporus and Golden Horn. He has been here before, most memorably in From Russia With Love, released in 1963

 

Traveling to Istanbul (I)

Scholars and Rogues

But we’re fully wired—isn’t everyone these days, including what appears to be every resident of Istanbul, each and every one of whom apparently has a mobile phone? Packing for trips these days has become an exercise in wire management—we have the

 

New Documentary Explores World of Songbird Enthusiasts in Istanbul

Green Prophet

The Birdmen of Istanbul, a film by Ali Naki Tez, follows the reclusive, fascinating old men who have devoted their lives to tending Istanbul’s songbirds. The documentary opens on two old men discussing a mysterious ailment. It alienates you from your

 

 

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