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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #29: Cityscapes

“This city now doth, like a garment, wear the beauty of the morning; silent bare, ships, towers, domes, theatres and temples lie open unto the fields and to the sky; All bright and… Continue reading

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Cape Town Spoiled Me With So Many Bays

It is weekend. Summer time. You are in Cape Town, what are you going to do? Visiting beaches or bays (how they call it in Cape Town) in Cape Town would not spoil… Continue reading

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The Deutsches Museum, Look Closer into the Largest Science Museum in The World

T and I arrived in Munich. That was late afternoon, and the bus that took us from Bonn ended its destination at Munich Bus Station. It was April. I expected warm temperature, but… Continue reading

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Bonobo, The Forgotten Primate

Once upon a time. It was Easter holiday, and we had long weekend. Most of everybody we knew was out of the country, but us. Three of us (Luna, Sari, and I) were… Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: #25 Reflections

“In order to reflect, think and plan, you must quiet yourself. You can’t see your reflection in churning waters. Water must be still to see your reflection.” ― Karen Hantze Susman It is almost… Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Challenge #24 – SEASONAL

“Everything has seasons, and we have to be able to recognize when something’s time has passed and be able to move into the next season. Everything that is alive requires pruning as well,… Continue reading

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Muscat At A Glance

I actually had no idea what really brought me to Oman. I once heard somewhere that this country is known for their friendly people. It gave me curiosity to prove with my own… Continue reading

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: #22 Happiness Is…

“Happiness is like a butterfly. The more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your… Continue reading

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I Survived One Night in the Sahara Desert

Spending a night in the Sahara desert was my major travel bucket list when I was in Morocco.  I was not a camping person, and I even did not want to think how… Continue reading

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The Diploma is Here, One Chapter Had Been Passed

Hooray … Today, I finally received my diploma for my master’s degree. There was a huge relief, satisfaction, happiness that I could not describe by words. For some people, it could be a… Continue reading

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Dubai In The Hot Summer

I’d been passing Dubai International Airport couples of times, but I’d never challenged myself to look for its surrounding. Attempted by the modern look of the airport and the fact that it is… Continue reading

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Enjoying Colorful Plants at Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden

Situated on the lower slopes of Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is a home for almost nine thousands species of plant. The garden is also known as one of the greatest botanical gardens in… Continue reading

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Monochrome Monday: The Pilgrims

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Rumeli Feneri, Another Hidden Treasure of Istanbul

What I like the most from living in Istanbul is I never get enough to discover new places. No matter how exhausted I was when I found myself getting lost (again) in the… Continue reading

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Postcards From German’s Country Side

Germany has a ton of destinations. The country is large and there are so many places i would love to visit. Nonetheless, due to limited times, I could only visit four cities during… Continue reading

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Jemaa El Fna, The Heartbeat of Marrakesh

“Why did you choose Marrakesh for your last visit?” Leila, my compartment mate in my train journey from Tangier to Marrakesh asked me. “I just save the best for last,” I answered shortly.… Continue reading

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Mardin: Witnessing Mesopotamia

Call me an old soul. I even sometimes think that I was probably born in the wrong era. There are some particular period of time that I wish I could have experienced. I… Continue reading

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On the Train, in Morocco

I love to travel by train. If I have been given a choice to choose of transportation mode, I would be glad to say loudly, “train”, as long as I had the time… Continue reading

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Monochrome Monday: Bridge

There’s quote that I love from Mehmet Murat ildan, a Turkish novelist and thinker. He said, “You have to cross many bridges and you have to walk many paths in your life! But… Continue reading

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Cologne and Bonn in One Glance

Four days in Paris were not enough. I wished to stay longer, but at the other hand, my friend T (not her real name, since she did not want if I unfold her… Continue reading

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