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The Land of Point

Monday, 31 May 2010 | Views [479]

years ago, there was a place called The Land of Point. That's because everything in the Land of Point, had one. The houses, the barns, the trees, even the people...... somebody has pulled the plug on the Earth, and it is slowly dripping away; it is ... Read more >

Episode 9: It Had To Happen

Monday, 31 May 2010 | Views [437]

We finally get rained upon. the weather turns just a little nasty to make camping on the ridge line in the rocks and snow, ready for A Final Ascent anything remotely close to what even the most devilish of masochists might call fun. then we lose the ... Read more >

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Episode 8: Life above the trees

Monday, 31 May 2010 | Views [378]

we carefully prise ourselves free of the youth that have been feeding their curiosity with our bizarre speech and appearance, and begin another mountainous ascent. walking amongst ancient oaks, including the Volcanic Oak endemic to the region with some ... Read more >

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Episode 7: Sleeping Village

Monday, 31 May 2010 | Views [375]

this setting is familiar; all the people are gone. there are no roads that bring the outside world here. carved Turkish script etched above a doorway and gigantic wells whisper that life may return. in time the forgotten fruit trees may be pruned and ... Read more >

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Episode 6: Ahmet

Monday, 31 May 2010 | Views [399]

now, occasionally some characters appear in your story that just seem to write themselves.  Ahmet was just such a character. accustomed by now as we are to following the Red and White and deciphering the cryptic trail notes, we still find ourselves ... Read more >

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Episode 5: Two days and one shepherd

Monday, 31 May 2010 | Views [458]

we climb from a "refreshing" bathe in the icy chill of waters feeding the Köprülü canyon that sets the shrinkage factor to maximum. then climb some more. and keep climbing through thick Juniper forests on the stiffest section of the trail thus ... Read more >

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Episode 4: It's Pudding Time Children!!

Friday, 28 May 2010 | Views [368]

while The Next Day gets busy preparing its position for us across the horizon and through the walnut forests, our İntrepid Trekkers, our duo of deft decision makers, our protagonists in this preternatural travel-log have all Gone Native. we nestle into ... Read more >

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Episode 3: All My Truckin'

Friday, 28 May 2010 | Views [387]

what happens when the track disappears amongst a disgusting haze of logged forest? Logged Forest that you expected to be Luscious Pine? why, you hitch a ride down off the mountain in the back of a Lorry, of course! a boring 5 hour walk is transformed ... Read more >

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Episode 2: Geocaching without the Geo...

Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | Views [389]

...or the Cache. all the advice warned against it. the waymarks for this section of the trail are impossible to find, and virtually non-existent.  even with GPS you can't do it. or so they say.  bollocks to that. we disregard the GPS in favour of the ... Read more >

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The Wend: Series 3, Episode 1

Friday, 21 May 2010 | Views [414]

One of Those A-Minor Days last series we saw our protagonist negotiate chariots of time, gallantly riding crests of indecision into distant lands. he was bathed in Ancient Wonders of historical and prehistorical persuasion. there were new challenges ... Read more >

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