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By Laura Pulido, Laura Barraclough, Wendy Cheng

A People's advisor to l. a. offers an collection of eye-opening choices to L.A.'s traditional vacationer locations. It records one hundred fifteen little-known websites within the urban of Angels the place struggles relating to race, category, gender, and sexuality have happened. They introduce us to humans and occasions frequently missed by means of mainstream media and, within the procedure, create a clean historical past of l. a.. approximately dividing the town into six regions--North l. a., the Eastside and San Gabriel Valley, South l. a., lengthy seashore and the Harbor, the Westside, and the San Fernando Valley--this illuminating advisor indicates how energy operates within the shaping of locations, and the way it is still embedded within the panorama.

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These include: woad or indigo for blues; madder root for shades from brickred to orange, pinks and purple; and camomile, sage and saffron for yellow. @ Flat-Weaves A rug is only considered to be a carpet (hali) if it has a knotted pile. In flat-weave rugs the vertical (warp) and horizontal (weft) Hereke carpet threads are woven flat. Kilims are the most basic form, with the design (weft) Hereke Imperial threads woven into the warp; Carpet Factory The factory at Hereke, 60 km in cicims, a third thread is woven (38 miles) east of Istanbul, was in to create the design, which set up in 1843 to provide carpets looks as if it is embroidered.

When bargaining, take your time and remain polite. Street Market * Kadıköy (Kadıköy Salı Pazarı) Top 10 Things to Buy ! Carpets Carpets (see pp44–5) are Bazaar ( Cavalry (Arasta Çarşısı) belts are great value and come in all styles, colours and qualities. Again, custom-design if you have enough time. This small, upmarket bazaar offers the best souvenir shopping in Sultanahmet. Situated in converted Ottoman stables, it sells good-quality carpets, jewellery and handicrafts in a relatively calm environment, conveniently close to many major sights and hotels (see pp60, 114).

All three races end at Kuruçeşme. Other events include water-skiing, jet-skiing and underwater-swimming displays; folk dancing; and military band performances. tr Pilsen One Love £ Efes Festival This two-day midsummer extravaganza combines top international acts like Morrissey, Black Eyed Peas and Manu Chao with Turkish rock and dance bands. info 46 Asia-to-Europe Sailing Competition Dates for Şeker Bayramı: 13–15 Oct (2007); 2–4 Oct (2008); 21–23 Sep (2009); 10–12 Sep (2010). Istanbul ^ International Jazz Festival The Jazz Festival’s origins lie in a concert by Chick Corea and Steve Kujala at the 1984 Istanbul Music Festival.

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