THE BEST OF BURSA: HIGHLIGHTING THE BEST OF BURSA, TURKEY
      Village Scenes by Özgür Altınkaynak

      Village Scenes by Özgür Altınkaynak

      Bursa is a large, modern metropolis that boasts all the amenities and features of contemporary life. But not too far out of the city, the hills and back roads surrounding Bursa are full of traditional little villages that feel worlds away from the hustle, bustle, and...
      Wintertime Snapshots

      Wintertime Snapshots

      Bursa is a beautiful city in the winter, especially after a fresh snowfall. Here are a few pictures we’ve shot in downtown Bursa this winter.   Megan W. came through town this winter and took these snapshots before the snow started to fly. Thank you, Megan, for...
      Bursa through the Lens of Jason and Kaela

      Bursa through the Lens of Jason and Kaela

      Jason and Kaela La Farge are freelance travel writers and photographers living in Turkey. Recently, Jason and Kaela came through Bursa to capture the city with their pen and camera. They graciously offered to share some of their experiences here on The Best of Bursa....
      Everyday Street Scenes

      Everyday Street Scenes

      One of the things I appreciate about Bursa is that despite all it has to offer in its cultural and historical heritage, it’s not (yet) a major tourist destination. This means that when we’re out and about on the streets and in the markets, we’re...
      Photos Fit To Be Hung

      Photos Fit To Be Hung

      Some months ago, my lovely wife asked me to frame a few of my Bursa photos to hang on the wall in the salon above the dining table. She had even thumbed through my photo library and picked out a few of her favorites. My wife likes doors, windows, rustic, and the color...
      Snapshots from Bursa’s Snowy Streets

      Snapshots from Bursa’s Snowy Streets

      We’re pretty confident that winter in Bursa is coming to an end. Sure, there will be snow on the mountain for a couple of months yet. But down here in the valley the season appears to be turning. Crabapple trees are blooming, tulips are pushing their way through the...