Daily Archives: November 14, 2014

İstanbul Boğazı

The fishermen and their cats… The Bosporus is a strait, which forms the boundary between the European part of Turkey and its Asian part. It connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara. It is about 30 km long, with a maximum width of 3,700 … Continue reading

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Mevlevi Sema ceremony

Galata Mevlevihanesi (est. 1491) Müzesi The Mevleviye is an ascetic Sufi order founded in 1273 in Konya, gradually spread throughout the Ottoman Empire. Today, the Mevleviye can be found in many Turkish communities throughout the world, but the most active … Continue reading

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