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Trip: Turkey

There are [4] stories from my trip: Turkey

The heavenly hamam...

TURKEY | Wednesday, 23 Aug 2006 | Views [1031]

I can't finish writing about Turkey without mentioning our trip to a traditional hamam, or Turkish bath. I wasn’t sure what to expect at first, but I was ready for a bit of relaxation. The Turkish bath experience goes like this: you arrive, remove your ... Read more >

Tags: relaxation, sightseeing

Turkey in a nutshell...

TURKEY | Wednesday, 23 Aug 2006 | Views [1446]

Krystal eventually did make it to Istanbul, albeit just by the skin of her teeth and much later than expected. She was fortunate to have been on one of only a few flights that were allowed out of London that day. Flying to Istanbul from Athens might have ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, sightseeing

Gallery: Turkey

TURKEY | Tuesday, 15 Aug 2006 | Photo Gallery

These photos courtesy of my travel mate, Krystal Habermann
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Terrorist plots and flying carpets...

TURKEY | Sunday, 13 Aug 2006 | Views [923]

Several days ago, a terrorist plot to bomb nine planes with liquid explosives (concealed in carry-on luggage) was foiled at Heathrow Airport. Needless to say, it’s been all over the media and has resulted in even tighter flight restrictions. I had no ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, planes trains & automobiles, sightseeing