Yaprakhisar, Cappadocia, Turkey, 2003: Legend has it that this view in Cappadoccia  inspired George Lucas for many scenes in “Star Wars”-   Tattooine and the Sand People in particular…  Of course this possibly completely false but it certainly looks the part…..

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The Knitting Man

Istanbul, Turkey, 2005: Caught this man knitting outside the Blue Mosque in Istanbul., an unusual sight.  It took quite a lot of patient negotiating with him to allow me to take the photo-  without paying baksheesh or purchasing one of his hats…   Canon EOS 1N/Canon 28-135is

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