Category Archives: Turkey

A Tale of Two Canals

In mid-December we spent a night in Lalinde, a town on the Dordogne River east of Bergerac. As so often happens here in SW France, it turned out to be yet another charming medieval place, but this one has a … Continue reading

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Final Days in Turkey

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We continued south from Assos, remaining on the coast mostly. By this time, the anti-government protests were well underway. What had begun as a movement against a shopping mall being built on an Istanbul park had grown into a protest … Continue reading

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The Gallipoli and Biga Peninsulas

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I’ve fallen behind on this blog yet again. I’ll begin by something for those who may have stumbled here in search of advise for cycling in Turkey. Any online information I found before embarking on this ride said to avoid … Continue reading

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We Flew to Istanbul

Bangkok was hot and we flew to Istanbul. Now, when I went to school the world ended at Greece. Any place beyond was simply the mysterious east. Turkey wasn’t even on the radar and the only reason we came here … Continue reading

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