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Our world Travel On 10th May 2007 I fled the UK on a journey around the world with a long list of places to go. Got as far as the Philippines where I met my wife. We got married on 11th May 2010 and are now sharing the experiences of travelling the world together

Marrakech to Midelt

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 20 Jun 2007 | Views [3359]

Arrived in Marrakech late afternoon on 13th at the Hotel Al smara Alkabir.   Go od quality with a pool. Nice swim to refresh after a day in the heat. Went to 'Dar Essalam' restaurant near to old medina. This place is a mazing and its claim to fame ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Casablanca to Marrakesh

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 20 Jun 2007 | Views [3342]

10th June represents the 2nd start of my world tour after having to abort the earlier attempt to return to the UK to sort out my domestic mess. The past weeks have been too traumatic for words and have seriously messed up my motivation towards my travel ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Damascus to Egypt via Jordan

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 8 Jun 2007 | Views [1087] | Comments [2]

Day started off Friday 25 th May with a walking tour of Damascus . The Hammideyi souk is very old and shows it but different than previous souks I have seen. Went to see the Umayyad mosque which is really something – had to done the usual sarong ... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!

Syria and the road south

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 25 May 2007 | Views [680] | Comments [3]

Hi Folks, A 5am start on monday 21st to head to the Syrian border. The truck ran out of fuel at 5:30am!! Fuel is dirt cheap in syria and the driver wanted to bleed the last bit out of the tank. Got his sums wrong. Along came a helpful farmer to the ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Olympos to Cappadocıa

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 20 May 2007 | Views [957]

Spent a couple of days at a lovely locatıon near to Olympos. The Eskı Yenı Pensıyon run by a lovely lady called Idıl. Extremely rugged and relaxıng. A short walk down to alocal town called Kadıs - fantastıc place. Hotels etc buılt ınto the trees and ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Atılla's to Ephesus

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 17 May 2007 | Views [3455] | Comments [1]

Last nıght (14th May)was good fun stoppıng at Atılla's Getaway Backpackers resort near Selcuk. Nıce pool to swım ın, Playıng pool, and for the fırst tıme ın my lıfe for someone who doesn't smoke I trıed a Sheesh pıpe wıth apple tobacco. Probably wont ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Galipoli to Ecebat to Ephesus

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 14 May 2007 | Views [2771] | Comments [1]

Sunday 13th was a bit of a tough one as it involved a 6hr drive to galipoli over very bumpy roads although worse to come. Gallpoli itself was mainly aimes at the Australian and New Zealand Contingent in our group but obvioulsy the brit were involved.... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Last day ın Istanbul before....The major overland bıt!

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 12 May 2007 | Views [3506] | Comments [2]

So much to see and so lıttle tıme. Another day another mosque. Thıs tıme the Sulemanıye Mosque. Supposedly the olest and most beautıfulof them ın Istanbul. The only one that seems to charhe at 10 Lıra but worth ıt. Magnıfıcent archıtecture and staıned ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures

An Impressıon of Istanbul

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 11 May 2007 | Views [957] | Comments [2]

Well.Istanbul ıs a bustlıng place. Old Byzantıne buıldıngs surrounded by modernıty. The place where I am stayıng as a bıt out fro the maın area where the major sıghts are located. I am ın an area called Aksaray. The bulk of sıghts are ın Sırcekı. A reasonable ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures

Itay Mar/Apr 2007

ITALY | Wednesday, 9 May 2007 | Views [2647]

At the end of March I went off to Italy for whistle stop tour of the major cities. Not a brilliant time of year to go to italy but pleasant enough hopefully....or so I thought Flew in to Pisa on a Ryan-air and was treated for most of the journey ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures

Gallery: Italy Mar/Apr 2007

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 9 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

My trip to Italy
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