Train 34

I’ve taken the Moscow-Tallinn train any number of times. The scent of coal smoke, used to heat samovars for tea water on board, is indelibly printed on my brain as the scent of beckoning horizons. It’s an old Soviet train, built solid and ugly, but it stays warm and nowadays, they even usually keep it stocked […] Continue Reading →

Ancient Priestess

Last month I did a shoot in Ankara with model Özge Can posing in a chiton, a dress common to women throughout the ancient Mediterranean, at the Roman Baths archaeological Continue Reading →

The Antalya Archaeological Museum

One of the world’s best collections of ancient Roman sculpture is in the relatively small Antalya Archaeological Museum, on Turkey’s Southern coast. An ancient settlement itself, Antalya is within 90 minute’s drive of five ruined ancient cities, and the pick of the finds from them reside in the city’s museum. Continue Reading →

Amissos

Amissos – Samsun, Turkey – Images by Kira Hagen The English Club visited Amissos on a cool November afternoon. The the wintry sunlight was fading fast, and slid golden over Continue Reading →