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Turkey by car

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We left Istanbul in a rental car, heading east through the central region of Anatolia. The road were very good, although there were a lot of tolls immediately outside the city, and for a while the scenery was a constant…
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Van sin van : Istanbul

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Our honeymoon in Turkey and Greece was a completely different travel experience from our last journey abroad. We started out by taking a mercifully direct flight from San Francisco to Istanbul on Turkish Airlines, 14 hours that went by quickly…
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Dawn Devotion and Breakfast With the Jikheti Nuns

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Arriving at 5am in pitch blackness, I followed the mist-shrouded path by torchlight, the sound of singing greeting me as I opened the church doors and stepped inside. Jikheti Church, hidden in the dense forest hills of Georgia’s Guria region,…
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Georgia on my mind

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Leaving Florida took much longer than expected. And it took a piece of us! We loved the scenery, the beaches and the wonderful people we met while we were there. We did not love the difficulty finding reasonable camping and…
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Pergamon; Gallery Post.

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The ancient city of Pergamon, Turkey. Once home to quarter of a million people. Listed in the book of Revelation. Today, magnificent ruins, complete with a 10,000 person Amphitheatre, temple and marble plaza. It also boasts stunning views of the…
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Turkey; First days.

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Today, the trip begins. We have been on the road for 3 weeks. But today, the trip begins. Today, we sit ten feet from the sea, in a remote bay, under the shade of the olive trees. I have a…
As the plane landed in Dubai airport, we put behind the good and the bad of our adventure in Iran and said hello to the UAE. We spent the next 3 days in Mina Rashid Port trying to get the cars out of Customs but for more details about this in our next post with the [...]

Chapter16/Oman

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As the plane landed in Dubai airport, we put behind the good and the bad of our adventure in Iran and said hello to the UAE. We spent the next 3 days in Mina Rashid Port trying to get the…
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Desert trails

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Another night that reminded us that we weren’t all that far from civilisation. As we were dropping off to sleep, we were shocked awake by the sounds of engines! My first thought was that we hadn’t avoided the dune bashers…
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Chapter15/Iran

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……..Then there was Shiraz, a city that has become synonymous with education, poetry and wine. Unfortunately the last one is no longer cultivated here. After locating ourselves in the centre and securing Voukefalas, we decided to spend our time exploring…
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Chapter 14/Iran

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Further into our quest we headed to Esfahan. This is Iran’s No1 tourist destination and there is a very good reason for this. Its gathering of tree-lined boulevards,Persian gardens and important Islamic buildings gives the city a visual appeal…
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Chapter 13/Iran

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The Islamic Republic of Iran, a place I had promised myself that I would go back to after my unsuccessful attempt in 2011. This time we entered from the Iran -Azerbaijan borders and the city of Astara. With the bureaucracy…
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Chapter 12

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This is neither Europe nor Asia. Azerbaijan is a tangle of contradictions and contrasts, a centre of ancient empires and at the same time a “new” nation rapidly emerging on a petroleum-funded new economy.Let me start from the beginning…
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Chapter 9

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After saying goodbye to the Mediterranean Sea, we started heading inland to our next destination. This time it was Cappadocia, a gifted place that looks like it was plucked from a fairytale and set down upon the Anatolian plains. In…
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Chapter 8

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From the beginning of this trip I have been talking to Rochelle about my favorite place in Turkey and our upcoming destination Kas. It may not sport the finest beaches in the region but it’s centrally located, has a mellow…

Next stop….. Mediterranean Coast

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-Driving the streets along the turquoise coast  ? “Magical!!!!!!!!”. -Heading to some of the best beaches that the Mediterranean has?  ”Exceptional!!!!!!!!!!!”   . -Experiencing the best hospitality there is out there? “Unforgettable!!!!!!!!!!!” -Feeling home away from home? “Unbeatable!!!!!!!!!!!!” Traveling could not…
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Chapter 7

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…….we kept on  going through our Turkey Adventure. From Bodrum we  decided  to skip some kilometres and instead take the small ferry boat to Datca.(there is a longer road going all around the peninsula if you are keen on driving)Far…

Turkey’s Aegean Coast

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With all the time in our side ,we explored as well as enjoyed the variety of attractions that this coast of Turkey has on offer. Check out our latest video and if you like it, make sure you subscribe in…
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Chapter 6

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A richly historical land with some of the best cuisine you will ever taste, one of the world’s greatest cities and scenery from white-sand beaches to soaring mountains,this is Asian Turkey and as there is so many things to see…

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