Kariye Museum (Church of Holy Savior in Chora), Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul's Kariye Museum (Church of the Holy Savior in Chora), with 13th-century Byzantine mosaics, Kariye Oteli & Asitane Restaurant, & how to visit them, by Tom Brosnahan
World's Most Beautiful Clock Towers
Telling time is hardly the role of clock towers anymore. But they can still draw a crowd. Take the face of Chicago’s Wrigley Building. While there are no official numbers on how many visits its clock tower gets, the Windy City did see 42 million visitors in 2012, many of whom probably spent time downtown taking in the city’s architectural highlights, including this 1920s icon.A well-placed clock can remind you where you are and, in some cases, even push you along to where you’re going. The…
Middle East Map / Map of the Middle East - Facts, Geography, History of the Middle East - Worldatlas.com
Middle East map, facts, and flags. Physical map of Iraq, map of Turkey, Dubai map. Free map of Middle East for teachers and students. Great geography information for students.
Maxwell’s Best Photos of Turkey
Chevron stone floor in the abandoned city of Kayakoy, Turkey Our summer trip to Turkey was a photographer’s paradise. Day after day of incredible (hot) weather and thousands of years worth of history piled up on top of cool, chic modern fare left us incredibly happy and tired at the end of every day.