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Monthly Archives: March 2013

HORSE RIDES AND HOSPITALS IN CAPPADOCIA

Göreme is nestled amongst the fairy chimneys and lunar landscape of Cappadocia. It is full of air-conditioned identical white mini-buses ferrying tourists between viewing platforms and carpet shops,View full post »

MORE ISTANBUL

Everyone will tell you that you need at least a week in Istanbul. Listen to them. There is so much to see and explore. We started and ended our time in Turkey there, and had absolutely nowhere to beView full post »

MOSQUES, MINARETS AND AND THE BASILICA CISTERN, ISTANBUL

I find the colours, patterns and textures of Islamic architecture completely mesmerising. I tend to whizz through churches and cathedrals thinking “cool, another baby fresco and the shrivelledView full post »

THE WATER, ISTANBUL

A local guide emphatically told us that “Turkey is the most multicultural country in the world.” He wasn’t kidding. It would have made me laugh, if I wasn’t so fed up withView full post »