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I wish a week was a lifetime.

Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | Views [433]

Every day in Instabul feels being lost in a fairy tale. Fairy tales don't come cheap it seems, and ticking off all the sights could have bought me another backpacks worth of goods from the Grand Bazaar. And getting lost can be just as costly, as I found ... Read more >

Tags: ayasophia, basicilia cistern, dervish, istanbul, topkapi palace, turkey


A day that epitomises why I travel.

Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | Views [433] | Comments [1]

Judging Istabul by Istiklal street is like going to the Taj Mahal and judging it by the garden out the front. I may have been a bit too premature with my praise for Istanbul, literally, but after a couple of days in Sultanahment, I don't think my approbation ... Read more >

Tags: istanbul, lost, mosque, shopping


Ground zero for the Australian spirit.

Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | Views [430]

A lot has changed in 100 years. That was my overwhelming thought as I traveled towards Gallipoli through the snowy Istanbul streets. I traveled in the comfort of a heated van, two other tourists sleeping peacefully around me and my belly full of enough ... Read more >

Tags: anzac, gallipoli, memorial, war


More contrast between expectation and reality.

Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | Views [499] | Comments [1]

I must have looked like a Google street view car for the two days I spent walking up and down all the little alleyways that lead off Istiklal Street. Everything I saw seemed photo worthy. And not just click, click, click now-delete, delete, delete later.... Read more >

Tags: cold, food, istanbul, scam, turkey, wind, women


Instant Istanbul infatuation.

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | Views [399] | Comments [2]

In seven trips overseas, I have not been able to venture further afield than Asia. I'll let the reader decide whether or not they think the reasons behind that were financial, or geographical in motivation. Whatever they were, it is a new world that ... Read more >

Tags: cold, flights, istanbul, lost, sweets, travel, turkey


Photos: Istanbul

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