Nice to be peacefully back from the other side of the world.
Police checkpoints on major Kualar Lumpur seemed to tone down what was setting up to be a nasty election reform rally. Color yellow was outlawed – I wore my ‘I surrender’ white Tee shirt. On the previous day I’d test worn my nice presentation orange MSG shirt without problems.
Bees needed more space -they’re breeding like flies. I gave them a new box with 8 frames of flat wax sheet. By next evening all frames have at ieast 3 mm of drawn out new hexagonal cells.
Next morning they’re still saying they need more.
2011/4 Safely back. Saw 50 riot police looking like Darth Vaders on the Galata Bridge, a frequent site for protests. They were too scary to even point my cell phone camera at them.
One of many, many mosques.
The beautiful Hagia Sophia. Or is the Blue Mosque? Either way, still stunning after centuries of weather, war and earthquakes. Built before the cathedrals of Europe. I wonder if the Crusaders brought back images to France and Germany?
Bazaar Porter - might be the best way to carry a heavy load?
Waterfront properties on the Bosphorous cost about 4 million Euros.