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Urban Amnesia

30 years ago, we used to go to Kumburgaz, a relatively close summer getaway for İstanboulites. On the way were vast sunflower fields, the owners wouldn’t care for the bypassers to steal a few flowers for the crunchy seeds. Now there are residences, villas, luxury sites in the place of[…]

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The Bosphorus

Istanbul city is divided by the Bosphorus, not a river that is, it is the sea. Up up up the Bosphorus, to the north, there you have the Black Sea. Down Down Down the Bosphorus, to the south, there you have the Marmara Sea. In Greek mythology, as the legend[…]

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