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The Turkish Horse Whisperer

Wednesday, 5 Aug 2009 | Views [5564] | Comments [1]

I have found a(nother) home away from home. Cappadocia truly is a magical place, especially once you settle into the local way of life, whiling away your days with horses and your nights with friends and homemade wine. Life here is good. So good, ... Read more >

Fairy Chimneys and Tagalong Pups

Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | Views [3749] | Comments [1]

Some people can't travel without a complete itinerary outlining every minute of every day - No Changes Allowed. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but I've adopted a different style. If an interesting person presents me with an interesting ... Read more >

Kurdish Delights

Friday, 31 Jul 2009 | Views [4389] | Comments [2]

Travel warnings for southeast Turkey included rape, murder, religious extremism, and terrorism. Even one of the locals I befriended warned me not to trust anyone (horror movie, anyone??). I guess I was pretty lucky, then, to have emerged unscathed from ... Read more >

Turtle hunting on hallowed ground

Tuesday, 28 Jul 2009 | Views [3287] | Comments [2]

My first few days in Turkey taught me that sometimes when backpacking you seem to spend about 70% of your time on public transit and only 30% at your intended destination. Thankfully Turkey has some incredible things to see and do... and a wicked long-... Read more >

Gallery: Turkey - Istanbul

Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Turkey - Cappadocia

Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Turkey - East

Tuesday, 5 May 2009 | Photo Gallery

Includes: bus ride from Georgia to Erzurum, Lake Van & Akdamar Island, Diyarbakir (Kurdish wedding and football game)
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