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Showing posts from June, 2009

Stairs to the Bodrum Castle

Stairs to the Bodrum Castle, originally uploaded by to the Bodrum Castle of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta and Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology.

Bodrum Houses

Bodrum Houses, originally uploaded by narrow Bodrum street.

Inside Bodrum Castle

Art gallery inside arched gate tower of Bodrum Castle built by the Knights Hospitaller also known as the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta, starting in 1402 as the Castle of St. Peter or Petronium.

PHOTO: Bodrum Castle, originally uploaded by

Portrait of a Painter at Kalkan

Painter at Kalkan, originally uploaded by

Portrait of a painter at Kalkan, Antalya, drawing and painting a pastel portrait on the street.

White Stork on Golden Fields

White Stork on Golden Fields, originally uploaded by stork, ciconia ciconia at golden fields of the land of King Midas near Ankara.

Tomb of Rumi at Konya

Tomb of Rumi at Konya, originally uploaded by Rumi's Shrine at Konya.

Flight of Black Stork

Flight of Black Stork, originally uploaded by

Black Stork Ciconia nigra flying over Köroglu Mountains near Ankara, Turkey, with flight feathers remiges open on the wingtips typical of large soaring birds allowing for the spreading of those feathers, which helps to reduce the creation of wingtip vortices, thereby reducing drag, also used in design of aircrafts.

White Stork at Lake Sorgun

White Stork at Lake Sorgun, originally uploaded by near Lake Sorgun, Ankara. It is a strong migrant, wintering mainly in tropical Africa, down to the south of South Africa, on the way to Europe north to Estonia.