Sirius A and Sirius B, photo: Hubble Space Telescope, credit: ESA, NASA, H. Bond (STScI) and M. Barstow (University of Leicester)
The Turkish idiom “Bundan iyisi Şam’da kayısı”
(literally, the only thing better than this is an apricot in Damascus)
means ‘it doesn’t get any better than this’. It is used when something
is the very best it can be, like a delicious apricot from Damascus.