Sunset on a cool spring day in St. Malo, France
Sinclair Island in the San Juan Islands off the coast of Seattle
Omaha Beach and its environs, Normandy
Historic downtown of Rennes on a quiet Sunday afternoon
Ferries of Istanbul on a cloudy day
Picture taken by a friend, of myself, during low tide between Granville and Mont Saint-Michel - the sea can ebb for up to 6 km in two hours. I have to reach my boat before the sea comes back!!
Marina of Burgazada, Istanbul, on a summer evening, as seen from the inner city ferries.
Updated DYK query On 18 December, 2006, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article religion in Turkey, which you created. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.
Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
For your reasonableness, hard work, and efforts to improve Wikipedia on almost every level—I award you this barnstar. Tebrikler! :-) —Khoikhoi 04:03, 23 September 2006 (UTC)
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For your efforts and initiation of the Greek and Turkish Wikipedians cooperation board. E104421 12:35, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
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For your efforts in getting Turkey to GA status. Many thanks and well done! --Free smyrnan 17:13, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
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For consistent and tireless efforts in improving Turkish related articles as well as your exceptional work on Turkey --A.Garnet 15:33, 4 January 2007 (UTC)
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I award it to you for your endless contributions. Tebrikler! - zaparojdik 22:52, 6 January 2007 (UTC)
BoNM - Turkey.png The Barnstar of National Merit
I, Yannismarou award you the Barnstar of National Merit for your efforts to bring Turkey to FA status, your contributions to articles about Turkish history and your launching of the Wikipedia:Greek and Turkish wikipedians cooperation board.--Yannismarou 10:44, 11 January 2007 (UTC)
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I, Doktor Gonzo award you the Mecidi Order for your efforts to bring Turkey to FA status! --Doktor Gonzo 11:53, 19 January 2007 (UTC)
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lets just say it had to be done. Fad (ix) 03:41, 20 January 2007 (UTC)
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Thanks once again....some wikipedians have been really rude to me when creating or editing articles...Obviously it shows you are a nice person!- I hereby award you 21:08, 15 February 2007 (UTC)
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en: For consistent and tireless efforts in improving Turkish, Kurdish and Arabic related articles as well as your exceptional work on Middle East

de: Für unermüdliche und erfolgreiche Arbeit bezüglich der türkischen, kurdischen und arabischen Artikeln. tr: Tebrikler!
es: muchísimas gracias!
ku: spas! --Bohater 15:59, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

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For your great contributions to Turkish-related articles Artaxiad 04:44, 28 March 2007 (UTC)
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An award for maintaining the Greek and Turkish wikipedians cooperation board congrats. Graeco 02:29, 7 April 2007 (UTC)