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Close view of Mausoleum of Mevlana Jalal ad-Din Rumi. Konya, Turkey. 2013 December 08.
Mausoleum of Rumi. Konya, Turkey. 2013 December 08.
Mausoleum of Mevlana Jalal ad-Din Rumi. Konya, Turkey. 2013 December 08.
Detail from entrance to Tomb of Rumi (Mevlana Museum). Konya, Turkey. 2013 December 08.
Tomb of Rumi and Konya Selimiye Mosque. Konya, Turkey. 2013 December 08.
Shams Tabrizi Mausoleum. Konya, Turkey. 2013 December 08.
Whirling dervishes during Mevlevi Sema Ceremony at Bahariye Mevlevihanesi. Istanbul, Turkey. 2013 December 04.
Young whirling dervishes during sema ceremony at Bahariye Mevlevihanesi. Istanbul, Turkey. 2013 December 04.
Whirling dervishes during sema ceremony at Bahariye Mevlevihanesi. Istanbul, Turkey. 2013 December 04.
Whirling dervishes at Bahariye Mevlevihanesi. Istanbul, Turkey. 2013 December 04.
Whirling dervishes at Bahariye Mevlevihanesi. Istanbul, Turkey. 2013 December 04.
Dervishes. Yenikapi Mevlevihanesi. 2012 September 05.
Whirling Dervishes. Yenikapi Mevlevihanesi. 2012 September 05.
Obelisk of Theodosius (Obelisk of Tuthmosis III) and minarets of Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
General view of Obelisk of Theodosius (Obelisk of Tuthmosis III) and minarets of Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Close view of The Obelisk of Theodosius (Obelisk of Tuthmosis III). Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Obelisk of Theodosius (Obelisk of Tuthmosis III). Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Courtyard door detail. Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Quranic inscription carved in marble on mosque portal. Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Quranic inscription. Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Close view of Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
One of the minarets of Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Door detail. Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Door handle. Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Courtyard of Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2012 April 23.
Halilu'r Rahman Mosque. Urfa, Turkey. 2012 April 21.
View of the courtyard of Halilu'r Rahman Mosque and the Pool of Abraham (Balikli Göl). Urfa, Turkey. 2012 April 21.
Courtyard of Halilu'r Rahman Mosque from Pool of Abraham (Balikli Göl). Urfa, Turkey. 2012 April 21.
Courtyard of Halilu'r Rahman Mosque and Pool of Abraham (Balikli Göl). Urfa, Turkey. 2012 April 21. The legendary Pool of Abraham (Balıklıgöl) where Abraham was thrown into the fire by Nimrod. The pool is in the courtyard of the Halilu'r Rahman Mosque, built by the Ayyubids in 1211.
Halilu'r Rahman Mosque and the Pool of Abraham (Balikli Göl). Urfa, Turkey. 2012 April 21. The legendary Pool of Abraham (Balıklıgöl) where Abraham was thrown into the fire by Nimrod. 
The pool is in the courtyard of the Halilu'r Rahman Mosque, built by the Ayyubids in 1211.
General view of the Pool of Abraham (Balikli Göl) and Halilu'r Rahman Mosque. Urfa, Turkey. 2012 April 21. The legendary Pool of Abraham (Balıklıgöl) where Abraham was thrown into the fire by Nimrod. 
The pool is in the courtyard of the Halilu'r Rahman Mosque, built by the Ayyubids in 1211.
Whirling dervishes at Yenikapi Mevlevihanesi. Istanbul, Turkey. 2011 December 01.
The German Fountain (Alman Çeşmesi) (Deutscher Brunnen) is a gazebo styled fountain in the northern end of old hippodrome (Sultanahmet Square), Istanbul, Turkey.  It was constructed to commemorate the second anniversary of German Emperor Wilhelm II's visit to Istanbul in 1898. It was built in Germany, then transported piece by piece and assembled in its current site in 1900.
Tomb of Mevlana Jalal ad-Din Rumi and Sufi Lodge. Konya, Turkey. 2010.
Tomb of Mevlana Jalal ad-Din Rumi (Mevlana Museum). Konya, Turkey. 2010.
Tomb of Rumi (Mausoleum of Mevlana Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi). Konya, Turkey. 2010.
View of Sirince village. Izmir, Turkey. 2003. Sirince, a village of around 600 inhabitants near the ancient Greek city of Ephesus, has a positive energy according to the doomsday cultists, who say that it is close to an area where Christians believe the Virgin Mary ascended to heaven. 
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General view of Sirince village. Izmir, Turkey. 2003. Sirince with its historical unique architecture is a well protected village, 8 km from Selçuk district of İzmir Province in Turkey.
House in Sirince village. Izmir, Turkey. 2003. Sirince with its historical unique architecture is a well protected village, 8 km from Selçuk district of İzmir Province in Turkey.Old maps show the village's name variously as Kyrkindje, Kirkindsche, Kirkidje, Kirkica, Kirkinca which may date from these monastic settlements, but the village is more well-known name before Sirince was actually Cirkince. The oldest international travel reports of the village date back to Edmund D. Chishull, who toured...
A street in Sirince village. Izmir, Turkey. 2003.. Sirince with its historical unique architecture is a well protected village, 8 km from Selçuk district of İzmir Province in Turkey. Old maps show the village's name variously as Kyrkindje, Kirkindsche, Kirkidje, Kirkica, Kirkinca which may date from these monastic settlements, but the village is more well-known name before Sirince was actually Cirkince.
Houses of Sirince village. Izmir, Turkey. 2003. Sirince with its historical unique architecture is a well protected village, 8 km from Selçuk district of İzmir Province in Turkey. Settlement Sirince once had 1,800 houses; today only about 200 are standing, mostly on the village's southern and western slopes. If you climb away from the village to the east, then look back over the southern slope, you can recognize where its houses used to stand. But many of the farmhouses, monasteries, and churches in...
Abandoned house in Sirince village. Izmir, Turkey. 2003. Sirince with its historical unique architecture is a well protected village, 8 km from Selçuk district of Izmir Province in Turkey. The first settlement of the village now known as Sirince probably occurred after the collapse of Ephesus, when a small group of people left the city and moved to the mountains.The oldest international travel reports of the village date back to Edmund D. Chishull, who toured Anatolia between September 1698 and February...
An abandoned house in Sirince village. Izmir, Turkey. 2003. Old maps show the village's name variously as Kyrkindje, Kirkindsche, Kirkidje, Kirkica, Kirkinca which may date from these monastic settlements, but the village is more well-known name before Sirince was actually Cirkince. The origin of this name is not known for certain, but it is rumored that it was chosen more than 600 years ago to conceal the village's existence and attractiveness from people who lived in the valley below.
View from Sirince village. Izmir, Turkey. 2003. Sirince with its historical unique architecture is a well protected village, 8 km from Selcuk district of Izmir Province, Turkey. The first settlement of the village now known as Sirince probably occurred after the collapse of Ephesus, when a small group of people left the city and moved to the mountains. Monastery ruins in the area small, relatively unimpressive structures date back to the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries.
Ruins of Hierapolis. Denizli, Turkey. 2013.
Travertine terraces at Pamukkale. Denizli, Turkey. 2003.
Travertine terraces at Pamukkale. Denizli, Turkey. 2003.
Sunset behind minarets of Hagia Sophia (St. Sophia, Ayasofya Mosque, Cami-i Kebir) and Beyazit Tower in Bosphorus. Istanbul, Turkey. 2002.
Hagia Sophia (St. Sophia, Ayasofya Camii, Cami-i Kebir). Istanbul, Turkey. 2004.
Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii). Istanbul, Turkey. 2004.

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