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After the fall of Constantinople the two remaining Byzantine states- the Despotate of Morea and the Empire of Trebizond- came under renewed pressure.
In the mountains around Trabzon you can find fragments of an empire that traces its origins back to ancient Rome.
Photos of the streets and waterways around the old Turkish capital.
The previous set of photos was taken on Istiklal avenue approaching Taksim Square.
Photos I took of today’s anti-government demonstrations in Istanbul.
Some images of Berlin’s International Congress Centre designed by Ralf Schüler and Ursulina Schüler-Witte in 1979.
A series of images of the abandoned East German ‘Spreepark’ taken in May this year.
There’s something grimly poetic about Teufelsberg- the Devil’s Mountain.
Some images of Berlin’s controversial museum of near-eastern antiquities including the massive Pergamon Altar.
Photos taken at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium- site of the infamous Nazi games of 1936.
No other place is so heavily freighted with history than the city of Berlin.
A collection of haunting Soviet-era war memorials in the mountains of former Yugoslavia taken by Belgian artist Jan Kempenaers.
All the skyscrapers in Paris are concentrated in a region several miles from the city centre in an area known as La Defence.
Images taken inside Notre Dame and the Cathedral of Saint Sulpice in Paris.
Some amazing self-portraits by Korean/American artist Miru Kim.
A small selection of dizzying photos taken by Russian teenagers in the upper reaches of the Moscow skyline.
On any given sunday there are angry Parisians at the Place De la Bastille railing against the government for one reason or another.
Some night photography from the 18th Arrondissement of Paris.
A picture of tiny horses leaving the side door of the Moulin Rouge.
As I’ve travelled over the last few months I’ve hopped mainly from city to city and noticed a pattern…