Bursa’s Working Men

A series of portraits of working men in Bursa, a growing city of three million in northwestern Turkey.

White Stones of Eskisehir

Pictures from a carving shop in the old city of Eskisehir, in western Turkey. Known for the mining of meerschaum, skilled artisans delicately carve the soft white stone into prayer beads and tobacco pipes.

Hot Times at the Bursa Hippodrome

The Osmangazi Hippodrome is a popular horse racing venue in Bursa, a city of three million people in northwestern Turkey.

Bulgaria’s Mountain Lakes

The Rila Mountains, the tallest mountain range in Bulgaria, are home to sweeping panoramas and seven stunning lakes.

Bulgaria’s City of Rolling Hills

Plovdiv, a city in southern Bulgaria that dates back 6,000 years, lies on the banks of the Maritsa river and is leavened, geographically, by six rolling hills in the center of town.

Savoring Sofia

Pictures from the Bulgarian capital of Sofia. The cultural and economic center of Bulgaria is known for its alpine beauty and springs of warm mineral water.