I asked for permission before taking
Grand Bazaar is
the largest covered shopping center in the world which is one of the
places that tourists visit in Istanbul. It is like a small town.
The above picture shows one of the many
streets in grand Bazaar.
which is close to Grand bazaar
you can find everything you can think of, from viagra to caviar, from Kütahya porcelain to silk scarves.
Spices and apple teas that tourists buy a lot.
Spices in Mısırçarşısı.
The whole world says TURKISH delight to these
One of the most colourfull sights in the bazaar
are these outfits for belly dancing.
This picture is taken in the
open local bazaar which is on Monday in our area. You should also smell
the spices to be able to enjoy it.
In many districts in
Istanbul there are open bazaars where you can find almost everything very cheaply. I love to go
around and come home loaded with stuff I may never needed but could not
resist to buy.
The vegetable stands in open bazaars are so colourful and vegetables and
salad greens are so plentiful and appetizing.
There are many
different brand of raki which is a drink made of grapes and anaseed. We
also have beautiful wines.
Simit is a Turkish
bread (I think you can call it a bread)(I underline Turkish before
anybody take it as their own) It is very nice in tea time eaten
together with white cheese.
Efes is Turkish
Tea is served
in Turkey, in glasses not
in porcelain cups.
hospitality can put inches to your waist line if you are not
careful. Even if you visit a close relative you are served many nice
home prepared food like the ones above and below pictures.
couldn't help adding these pictures below:
Beycik in March.
And white Montreal
October in Beycik
In Antalya-Kemer you can see the snow at
the pick of the Tahtali Mountain but in the gardens the fucias and
orange trees are so colourfull (left), In Tekirova trees are full of
oranges and at the back scene you can see snow at the peeks of Tahtali