My long-form travel journals which include historical notes and travel tips. Excerpts with heavy photo content are housed at Daveno Travels.
This collection resulted from my travels through Istanbul in 2011. They are shown there alongside the architectural elements that I was inspired by.
“See what is outside of Istanbul for a couple of days. Cappadocia perhaps. Or Ephesus.” He offers to find a tour that I can afford and make those arrangements. I chose instead, the ancient Ottoman capitol of Bursa.
I find the Ibrahim Pasa Palace, a building that dates back to the Ottoman period which houses the Islamic Art and Ethnology Museum. It’s a treasure trove that would make my friends Sunjan and Khalja want to move here.