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... and another priest. The room was narrow but long; the 18’ ceilings were partially covered with a dark brown but warm wooden paneling. The Patriarch apologized that the meal would be simple - boiled beans cooked without olive oil along with a side dish of Greek rice, sliced tomatoes and spears of crispy cucumbers. Desert consisted of halva and fresh fruit. Imagine that - he’s apologizing to me.
The Patriarch further ...
... the long Moslem rule of Turkey many formerly Christian churches have become mosques. This supersession of sacred space has always interested me, and it is an important reality for the Orthodox patriarchate here. There are many mosques in Istanbul that once were churches, a situation that is common everywhere where one religion replaces another in the course of history. Sometimes the supersession is very visible.
The most dramatic example of this was the ...
... You cannot take pictures inside of this palace either. It is not as impressive as the Dolmabache. Beylerbeyi Palace means "Lord of Lords) and is located on the Asian side of the Bosphorus. It is almost directly across from the Dolmabhce Palace. It is an Imperial Ottoman summer residence built in the 1860,s but Sultan Abdulaziz (1830 - 1876). It was build between 1861 and 1865 as a summer residence and place to entertain visiting head of state. It ...
... 1636, is one of the last examples of classical palace architecture. Colorful ceramic glazed tiles cover the interior and exterior walls, floor and ceiling and colored glass comprises the windows. Any angle you choose to look, you see decorative detail. It is open and airy with large sofa platforms for taking tea, a metallic free standing stove, a gift from King Louie, is in the center of the room, mother of pearl tortoise-shell ...
... Turkey, they have their famous Turkish ice cream where it is mostly made of milk, sugar, salep which is a type of flour, and mastic, a type of raisin. They are also known for Turkish herbal teas, specifically apple tea. These are popular to tourists who go to Turkey.
When I went to Turkey, flowers were starting to bloom. Most of the flowers were tulips. There were in different colors and they were all ...