Turkey


Fairy Chimnies near √úrgup (Cappadocia)

Top 10 Things to Do in Turkey

Turkey should definitely be on your bucket list, if not for the jewel of Istanbul then the crystal clear waters of the Aegean sea or the phallic shaped rocks of Cappadocia. Yes, Turkey is a...

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Inside the Blue Mosque

The Blue Mosque, or Sultan Ahmed Mosque is perhaps the most famous landmark in Istanbul. It’s 400th birthday will occur in and around 2016, no spring chicken. It’s called the Blue Mosque, not because its...

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At home in Fethiye

Riley Party of 1 (Turkey)

Since embarking on my mission of an RTW trip, I have taken heap loads of pictures and since of the greatest pleasures on the road is taking pictures, I have plenty of me. Most Solo...

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Cappadocia Fairy Tale

Cappadocia Fairy Tale

Among the many fabulous sites of Capadocia are the Fairy Chimneys. These strange, nature-made rock formations dot the Cappadocian valley for miles. They were formed by lava flows that covered the land while a little...

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Blue Mosque, Istanbul

Top 10 Things To do in Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul- to say it’s beautiful is so obvious as to be frivolous -Paul Theroux This magic carpet ride of a city will seduce you with it’s spice laden cuisine and mesmerize you with it’s whirling...

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Turkish Riveria (Kalkan, Turkey)

Kalkan is Turkey’s answer to Antibes in France or Postiano in Italy. While I am not certain if Turkey has coined the term ‘Riveria’ for its coastline, if there was one, the stretch between Fethiye...

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Musings from the Turkish Road

As anyone who has been following my blog for the past 5 weeks knows that I am still in Turkey. This country is like a book you just can’t put down. Turkey is 99% Muslim...

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Ataturk Fever

Ataturk Fever

To the people of Turkey, Ataturk (means father of the Turks) is like the Beatles, Ghandi, and Martin Luther King all rolled up into one. If you didn’t know, Ataturk is a former Ottoman General...

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Ephesus, What a Ruin!

Ephesus, What a Ruin!

I have a pretty low tolerance for ancient ruins. Ruins to Turkey are like trailer parks to Alabama, they are everywhere. So it is pretty hard to avoid seeing/visiting them. And you the reading public...

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