National Geographic : 1925 Nov
SUN-PAINTED SCENES IN TIlE NEAR EAST THE S\VEET \VATERS OF ASIA Near by rise the towers of Anatoli IIissar (Anatolian Castle) built by Mlohanmmed the Con queror's great-grandfather, laveezid I, immediately opposite R1umeli I lissar (see opposite Ipae). A Moslem poet describes the Sweet Waters of Asia as surpassing all other beauty spots in Asia. © Autochromes Lumnire by (;Crvais Coiurtellmuiniii IN STAMBOUL'S RESIDENTIAL QUARTERR By night the bekji (watchman) on his rounds bangs his baton on these cobbles every few hours, to wake you up and inform you that all's well. ()r perhaps ihe shouts a warning as to where a fire may be, for these wooden houses of Stamboul burn like tinder, and several thousand may be destroyed in a few hours.