WPC: Details – The Gilded Library

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The library in Topkapi Palace had this gate in front. You could see some of the manuscripts on display, but not really read them. Looks like a glorified birdcage, really.

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WPC: Opposites – Cat on Marbled Floor

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A Cat in Hagia Sophia (Istanbul)

Trying to escape the heat outside, this soft ball of fur curls up under the shade on the marbled floors of the Hagia Sophia. Noisy tourists shuffling taking pictures and making a lot of noise, while he is napping contentedly amidst the chaos (tourists were actually avoiding stepping on him as he was lying down on a path to a certain part of the museum).

Another opposite? We paid 40 Turkish Lira each, while he got in for free.