Pat Yale

@patyale

A cave-living, cat-loving travel writer specializing in Turkey, I'm the author of A Handbook for Living in Turkey, Istanbul Select & several other books.

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Comfy rooms at Hacı Şakirler Konağı, #Mudurnu, #turkey, come w/lots of authentic Ottoman features.

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Rooms at Hacı Şakirler Konağı, #Mudurnu, #turkey, come packed w/authentic Ottoman features.

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#Göynük between Taraklı & Mudurnu is one of few places in #turkey where women at local mkt still wear local dress.

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Danielle - Here's a less impressive pic of mosque, unprotected, in Avanos ruined house #cappadocia

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Spring comes to #Göreme, #Cappadocia.

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Celebrating the Crimean Nevruz (New Year) with Crimean Turks in #Nevşehir Cultural Centre. #cappadocia

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#İstanbul's equivalent of Reading Room in London's British Museum? New Alay Köşk Edebiyat Müze.

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Trees in Gülhane Park look quite ghostly on a winter's day. #istanbul

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Is this another 1st for Karadeniz #Ereğli? Certainly never saw street cat feeding point before. #turkey Of course I was thrilled.

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Lovely early Byzantine church turned Orhangazi Cami, Karadeniz #Ereğli, #turkey

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How cld you fail to pickup after yr pooch when it's made so easy for you? Karadeniz #Ereğli, #turkey

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Wholesale slum clearance, Cumhuriyet Mahallesi, #Nevşehir, #cappadocia

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Beautiful St George's bell tower in #Nevşehir's now derelict Cumhuriyet Mahallesi. #cappadocia

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St Mary's Church, #Nevşehir's Cumhuriyet Mah, was prison from 1950-83. Yılmaz Güney was one prisoner. #cappadocia

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Architects & others discussing urban renewal in ancient Bezirhane in Argos in Cappadocia hotel today.

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Pigeon house in #Çat Vadisi nr #Nevşehir with date 1318 in Arabic numerals. #cappadocia

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"Moonscape" overused for #cappadocia scenery (incl by me) but his landscape round #Çat really seems to deserve it.

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"My" fairy chimney (& my house) in glorious Feb sun today. #cappadocia

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Reminder of life in old #Göreme before the houses all became hotels, when our lives were much more shared.

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Used to love these cartoons on #Ankara Metro. Seem to have gone. Wish cld come to #istanbul. Give him name too.

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