Church of the Holy Saviour at Chora, Istanbul (2)

Post of yesterday featured a photo from the old Byzantine Church at Chora, Istanbul. Today it’s a museum called Kariye. MB took many photos during his visit in March 2015 and decided to share some of

MB took many photos during his visit in March 2015. The following are some of the more interesting shots, both from within the church and externally in the church grounds.



Weekly Photo Challenge – Intricate


Church of the Holy Saviour at Chora, Istanbul. Visitors view the famous intricate ceilings frescos.


Goa – Basilica of Bom Jesus

The word ‘bom’ in Portuguese ¬†means ‘good’. Like ‘bon’ in French. But enough of MB’s language lessons! Read More

Adele v MB (Rolling In The Deep)

There’s a fire starting in my heart. So says Adele. Reaching a fever pitch, it’s bringing me out the dark. Read More

Happy Easter!


Istanbul – Christianity

Having spent the last two years in Saudi Arabia, it is interesting to see the symbols of Christian history (past & present) in Istanbul. No other religious practice or places of religious worship, other than those of the Islamic faith, are permitted in Saudi Arabia. Turkey has mosques and churches and synagogues for all to worship as they please.  Read More