Anatolia Culture Blog

Waiting and the Night

Waiting and the Night

In Anatolia, love happens at a snail’s pace, summer is as arid as a desert. The reason behind hiding the loved one in the darkness of nights is a tendency for a lover. It is the chance that for the lover that a gentle breeze somehow sweeps down to the window. Whatever that could not be told before, is whispered slowly through the breeze at that night.

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Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi

Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi

Mehmet Efendi is the first, who started to roast raw coffee beans and sell them to local people. Kurukahveci Mehmed Efendi in Eminönü is the oldest surviving coffee shop for Turkish coffee in Istanbul.

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Prologue II

Purple bunches climb to the skies delicately in the streets of İstanbul. They surround the veteran mouldings silently in order to look like the native of the city clearly. A loving hejaz dangles from those mouldings throughout the streets.

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From Galata

Galata is remarkably worldly-wise for the city. It is the one that separates guest from host, right from wrong and sake from waiter. Dilemma of victims, Breath of timid strays, It sees tearful flagstones, reveals them.

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Anatolia: The Cradle

Anatolia: The Cradle

Every artefact which our Usta created meticulously and patiently hides behind their story. Usta tell us sometimes the story of their lifetime and sometimes the great story of the humanity...

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Tale of the One

Tale of the One

And watching a human living is like watching a comet falling. First, a little spark occurs, then the explosions… Pure vibes of the childhood transforms to the passionate youth...

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Hüseyin Emmi

Hüseyin Emmi

Hüseyin Emmi from Iskilip... From Emre Bostancı's lens...

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Ahmet Dayı

Ahmet Dayı

Uncle Ahmet from Iskilip... From Emre Bostancı's lens...

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Adem Abi

Adem Abi

Adem Abi from Iskilip... From Emre Bostancı's lens...

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