May 25, 2014

Sandy Simonian, the USA, jewellery designer

It was a pleasure exploring Istanbul with Nihan, it was like being with a friend instead of a tour guide.  She has a warm, inviting personality and likes to show her clients local neighborhoods of the city that they might not see on their own. 
We spent a few days together walking around and photographing areas of the city that would have been difficult for me to find and feel comfortable in by myself.   I love flea markets. Nihan took me to a very interesting market with antiques and unusual items.  It was invaluable to have her with me to translate from Turkish to English, I was able to know about the piece I was buying and offer the right price for it.  I have traveled to 7 continents and 75 countries and can completely  recommend Nihan and her services. Thank you Nihan for sharing your city with me!
Photo credit: Sandy Simonian


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