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a snowy street scene in Istanbul
December 1, 2015

Snowed Out

“I was very fortunate to have witnessed a record-breaking snowstorm in Istanbul this past February,” writes Olga Gamburg of this image she captured in Turkey. “The city hasn't seen a beautiful white blanket like this in 28 years. After a three-hour journey on foot, because most of public transit and cabs stopped working, I was able to capture this perfect memory to take home with me.”

This photograph was submitted to the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest.

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Photograph by Olga Gamburg

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