Saturday, September 17, 2011

Black Sea in Turkiye (Turkey)

After 1453, when the Ottoman Turks occupied Constantinople (and changed its name to Istanbul), the Black Sea was virtually closed to foreign commerce. Nearly 400 years later, in 1856, the Treaty of Paris re-opened the sea to the commerce of all nations.
Traveling along the Black Sea, saw this home being built. The Black Sea as a background, what a way to wake up

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