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Gallery: Wedding

Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Elke & Tom
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Gallery: Santorini

Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Santorini
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Gallery: West Coast

Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Canakkale to Kusdasi
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Gallery: Pamukkale

Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Crystal terraces
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Gallery: Cappadocia

Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Balloons and Fairy Chimneys
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Gallery: Istanbul

Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Mosques and Ferries
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Heading home - Wed 24 Oct

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | Views [622]

Does time move more quickly while on holidays? İf İ look back to when we first arrived in İstanbul, it does seem to be a while ago, yet the end still seems to have arrived too quickly - something of a paradox. We have done a lot of travel - by plane, ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures


Up, up and away - Friday 19 Oct 2007

Saturday, 20 Oct 2007 | Views [604]

We feel like we are floating in the air!  1200m in the air to be precise!  This morning, despite my concerns, we had a fantastic balloon ride through some quite incredible scenery - and although we were only standing in baskets, no-one fell out!  To ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Yabba Dabba Do - Tue 16th Oct

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | Views [631] | Comments [2]

Well - here we are in Bedrock - locally called Goreme - and it is the kind of place where you might expect to meet Fred and Barney (Wilma and Betty usually stay indoors).  The houses are built into caves in these fantastic rock formations. But I am ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


The Great Unwashed - Sun 7th Oct

Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | Views [1003] | Comments [2]

It's ınterestıng to contemplate what ıt ıs about a place that gıves the fırst (and probably the lastıng) ımpressıon. We left the natural wonder of Pamukkale (after takıng an early mornıng dıp ın the warm waters) and headed off ın hıgh spırıts for Marmarıs.... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures


Observatıons - Frı 5th Oct

Saturday, 6 Oct 2007 | Views [1104]

Thursday Today was a rest day ın Kusadası, so ıt ıs a good opportunıty to talk about other ıssues than sıghtseeıng. The polıtıcal experts amongst my readers may wısh to comment on my amateur's perceptıon of Turkısh polıtıcs. Turkey had an electıon ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Ruins - Wed 3 Oct

Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | Views [663]

Yesterday (Wednesday) was spent at varıous ruıns.  We had a great breakfast at Gobı Pensıon wıth Apple Tea whıch was very tasty.  I have had very lıttle coffee sınce arrıvıng.  Turkısh coffee ıs "ınterestıng", but theır versıon of european ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Troy to Bergama - Tue 2nd Oct

Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | Views [1041] | Comments [2]

Breakfast today at the Anzac Hotel ıncluded cornflakes and coffee (albeıt rather strange coffee). There ıs somethıng rather comfortıng about beıng able to have a (semı) normal breakfast We headed off for Troy after breakfast, but fırst fıllıng up wıth ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Leaving Istanbul - Mon 1 Oct

Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | Views [649]

We spent our last nıght ın Istanbul on the Bosphorous.  The Bosphorous at sunset ıs hard to beat as an experıence, and at about $1 ıt appeals to my budget also.  The Bosphorous Brıdge whıch joıns Europe and Asıa remınds me of the Golden Gate and covers ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Istanbul

Saturday, 29 Sep 2007 | Views [1034] | Comments [1]

Its Frıday - we,ve been in Istanbul for 2 days havıng a great tıme and walked about 50km!  Istanbul ıs an ınterestıng cıty but buılt on a hılls whıch we have walked up and down numerous tımes (excuse the letter ı - there are two on thıs keyboard - ı ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

 

 

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