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Istanbul june 2008 1380.jpg
10-JUN-2008

Istanbul june 2008 1380.jpg

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This is the Beyazit Tower, built on order of Mahmut II in 1828 on the spot where there had long been a wooden observation tower for fire-watchers. It is some 50 metres high, I hope to climb it some day (180 steps, it seemed). The firebrigade still claims possession.

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1/1000s f/8.0 at 20.0mm iso320 full exif

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