Leaving the quiet beauty of the southern countryside, Istanbul seems at first chaotic, loud and busy.  We’ve traded ancient marble columns, wildflowers and meandering rivers for grand mosques, ornate churches and Ottoman monuments.   Here, we continue our journey, as I lead a group of women to meet with the […]

A Soul Journey: Exotic Istanbul – Sensual, Beautiful and Divinely ...

  Photograph by Dean Snow Horses, bison, woolly mammoths and reindeer live in timeless form, painted deep in the recesses of caves like Pech Merle in France, and El Castillo in Spain.  Painted handprints may give us a clue as to the artists who made them. A recent study analyzed hand […]

Art in the Belly of the Earth Mother