Your pictures: Turkey

image source, Gopal Venkat
image captionEach week we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week the theme is "Turkey", and we begin with an image taken by Gopal Venkat of the Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul.
image source, Julie Nicholson
image captionJulie Nicholson: "Paragliding off a mountain in Olu Deniz, the views were breathtaking."
image source, Jacqueline Marshall
image captionJackson Marshall: "I took this photo whilst watching camel wrestling in Selcuk surrounded by a wall of sound."
image source, Ayush Bhandari
image captionAyush Bhandari: "An early morning bird's eye view of the Cappadocia in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey."
image source, Mark Stankiewicz
image captionMark Stankiewicz: "I found myself in a beer garden in Istanbul on a Friday night with some new friends that enjoy Flamenco music and dancing. She only speaks Turkish, he only speaks Spanish, but the language of the Flamenco beat translates."
image source, Andy Green
image captionAndy Green: "Whilst in Turkey I managed to catch this shot of a Turkish dancer after being invited to the wedding of a waiter who was working in our hotel."
image source, Anna Mochnacka
image captionAnna Mochnacka: "A stunning landscape in Pamukkale. This dream-like place consists of hot springs that formed sedimentary rock terraces and the bluest warm-water pools. Hard to describe if you are not a scientist, but most definitely one of the most extraordinary geological phenomena you can find on this planet."
image source, Amy Dabrowa
image captionAmy Dabrowa: "This year we went on a cruise holiday to Turkey, around the coast and islands of the Gulf of Gorkova. This is one of the crew from our boat watching the sunset whilst tending a BBQ on the deck."
image source, Vaibhav Devdhar
image captionVaibhav Devdhar: "The amazing colours of the Red Valley landscape near Urgup."
image source, Craig Pay
image captionCraig Pay: "This photo was taken whilst wandering the back streets of Sarigerme this summer."
image source, Malcolm Chapman
image captionMalcolm Chapman photographed spices on sale at one of the bazaars in Istanbul.
image source, Mila Mayer
image captionAnd finally a photo by Mila Mayer. Next week the theme is "Bonfire night", and the deadline for your entries is 6 November. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to Further details and terms can be found by following the link below this gallery.

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