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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Turkey: the Textile Feast

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It's the eve of our Silk Road Turkey excursion and here Mary and Carole face a pile of gorgeous silk pashimas in the grand Bazaar in Istanbul. Do we choose from the hand-embroidered silk over cashmere, the pure silk weaves ,or what? Decisions! We're a little overwhelmed but at least the apple tea our host serves helps keep the wheels lubricated.
 
 
 
 
 
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And then there's the pottery…
 
 
 
 
 
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And the gleaming glass lanterns cast a magic luminescence across the halls…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Posted by Jane on 10/22 at 09:20 AM


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Wow Jane... you must be so saturated with colour vibrancy, texture and pattern that you must be dreaming in technicolour.......:-) Happy to read that you are having an amazing time....... joyce

By Joyce Boudreau on 2011 10 24

 
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