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The Photo That Made Me: Mary Ellen Mark, Trabzon, Turkey, 1965

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Beautiful Emine posing, Trabzon, Turkey, 1965
TIME LightBox talks to Mary Ellen Mark as part of our series “The Photo That Made Me”, in which photographers tell us about the one photograph they made that they believe jump-started their career, garnered them international attention, or simply reflected their early interest in photography. In 1965, I was in Trabzon in eastern Turkey on a Fulbright scholarship. I would get up every morning and walk around the streets and look for photographs. One day, I came across this beautiful young girl, Emine. She was wearing a very babyish dress and a bow in her hair. I photographed her, and she invited me to come to her home.

What I Learned about Localization in Turkey

By Diarmuid Mallon - When visiting Turkey a couple years ago, I wanted to get off the beaten tourist track. So, I went up the Bosporus on the regular commuter ferry toward the Black Sea. I got almost all the way to the top, and had a wonderful lunch at a small town. To get back to Istanbul, I got on a local bus and paid the driver. Off we went. Within a few more stops, the bus was past standing room only. By the time we got to town, it was like a Guinness Book of Records contest for how many people could possibly pack onto the thing.

Family Heading to Turkey to Seek Missing NY Woman

Image By DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press\ NEW YORK January 27, 2013 (AP) Relatives of a missing New York City woman who disappeared during a vacation to Turkey, her first trip outside the U.S., are heading to Istanbul to look for her, her brother said Sunday. Sarai Sierra's family was last in touch with her on Monday, the day she was supposed to start her journey home. The 33-year-old mother of two had been in Turkey on her own since Jan. 7.

Turkish Airlines Wins the "Market Leadership Award 2011"

Image“Air Transport World“, the leading monthly magazine covering the global airline industry, today announced that Turkish Airlines is chosen to receive the “Market Leadership Award 2011”.

ATW’s “Market Leadership Award” is closely followed by the industry and regarded as a highly prestigious recognition. Turkish Airlines’ Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Temel Kotil will be accepting the award at ATW’s Gala Dinner on the evening of February 8, 2011 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Top 25 Visited Tourist Destinations in America

Image 1.Times Square, New York City, N.Y
Times Square, the most bustling square of New York, is known for its many Broadway theatres, cinemas and super signs. Times Square has all sorts of fun, exciting and informative tours to explore other parts of the city. You can Choose from walking, bike, bus, food, limo, TV, landmark, ethnic or water tours. Times Square Alliance estimates an average of more than 2,000 pedestrians traversing a block of 7th Avenue during a 15-minute weekday period.

University of Wyoming Nordic Ski Club Heads to Turkey for World Games

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University of Wyoming's Morgan Cropsey, left, of Casper, and Cara Noseworthy, Medford, N.J., both had high finishes for the Cowgirls' Nordic Ski club last weekend. They will lead the UW teams into the Winter World University Games in Turkey, beginning Wednesday. (Courtesy/University of Wyoming)
The University of Wyoming's Nordic ski program hasn't been a varsity sport since the early 1990s. That hasn't stopped UW from becoming a national power as a club sport; the men's and women's teams have won a combined nine United States Collegiate Ski Association national championships in the past seven years. Even with that success, UW coach Christi Boggs was surprised when she found out late last year that the Cowboys and Cowgirls had been selected to participate in the upcoming Winter World University Games, which begin Wednesday in Erzurum, Turkey.

8th Turkish Festival to Take Place in Washington

Image The 8th Turkish Festival will take place in Washington, D.C. on October 3. The festival will be organized by American-Turkish Association DC and is expected to host 20,000 visitors. A total of 15,000 visitors --most of were U.S. citizens-- visited last year's festival.

Martha Tours Istanbul and Cappadocia

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Martha Stewart visits Blue Mosque in Istanbul
"Martha Stewart Show" was shot in Turkey upon initiatives by Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry Promotion Directorate General. On five days trip, Martha Stewart tours Istanbul, with stops at the magnificent Topkapi Palace, the Spice Market, and ancient houses of worship. She explored the beauty and culture of Istanbul and shared her viewers at Marta Stewart Show on September 24th at Hallmark Channel.
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