Thursday, December 13th 2018

Posts Tagged ‘turkey’

Humane side of protests in Istanbul, Turkey, June 2013

Humane side of protests in Istanbul, Turkey, June 2013

Jun 28, 13 • Europe, TurkeyNo Comments »
Since the end of May we have been closely watching the situation in different parts of Turkey. The protests began in the center of Istanbul in Gezi park. Early morning police moved in to clear the park from several hundred people who occupied it to...
Faces of Turkey

Faces of Turkey

Apr 6, 13 • Europe, TurkeyNo Comments »
Traveling is visiting places, but very often if not always impressions and experiences depend on people we meet on the way. Faces of Turkey is a small collection of people we met while travelling in Turkey.   This girl was sitting with her mom...
Best of 2012: Travel highlights of the year in photos

Best of 2012: Travel highlights of the year in photos

Jan 2, 13 • Azerbaijan, Georgia, Holland, Iran, Myanmar / Burma, Romania, Thailand, Travel experiences, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan2 Comments »
Year 2012 was very successful in terms of traveling and full of thrilling impressions and amazing discoveries. In 2012 I started my long term trip and spent exactly half of the year (July-December) traveling full time. First part of the year I...
The pride of the Turks - FOOD !

The pride of the Turks – FOOD !

Dec 24, 12 • Europe, Turkey4 Comments »
Ok…I know, you are all going to say: what ??? you are now in Thailand and should be writing about rice and noodles, and tom yum and curries…and you write about Turkish food ?? Well, yes I do, not because I am not enjoying the Thai food,...
5 months and keep counting ...

5 months and keep counting …

Nov 28, 12 • Travel experiences2 Comments »
Our travels have now reached 5 months, and we want to always remember this trip, we want to stop and look back at the good and the bad’s, at what we have learnt and what we have forgotten. Our memories in few words…   What have you...
Gypsy girl in the Zeugma Mosaic museum, Gaziantep

Gypsy girl in the Zeugma Mosaic museum, Gaziantep

Oct 8, 12 • Turkey9 Comments »
Besides amazing historical bazaars and inns Gaziantep Zeugma mosaic museum is said to be the biggest in the world, containing 1700m2 of mosaics. The size of it impresses and the mosaic images amaze. The museum’s mosaics are focused...
Welcome to Iran

Welcome to Iran

Sep 30, 12 • Iran17 Comments »
Welcome to the Cradle of Civilizations! After a pretty dramatic (simply because a guy who gave us a lift to the border asked about cocaine in Ukraine and required from us to pay 200 $ for a 30km ride, which we refused, of course) departure from...
Van castle - one of the oldest structures of the world

Van castle – one of the oldest structures of the world

Sep 28, 12 • Turkey2 Comments »
Not often one gets to see structures which were built more than 2000 years ago. When we arrived to Van people told us we should see the Van castle alongside with some other historical monuments. But not before I went to the castle & found...
Turkish desserts (Turkish food part 2)

Turkish desserts (Turkish food part 2)

Sep 28, 12 • Turkey5 Comments »
The fact that I love sweets, I believe is no longer a secret to anybody. If this is something new for you, will confirm again : I LOVE sweets. They change my mood, make me smile, bring peace to my mind. Yes, I have a special relationship with my...
TPR Photo Quiz – 24 September

TPR Photo Quiz – 24 September

Sep 24, 12 • TPR Photo Quiz2 Comments »
Please tell us what is the name of this image and where it was found (not where it exhibited) and you will get a postcard with this image. Travel Photo Report Quiz is a series of posts with photo questions about countries, cities, places of...
TPR Photo Quiz – 27 August

TPR Photo Quiz – 27 August

Aug 27, 12 • TPR Photo Quiz3 Comments »
What is the name of the settlement where this picture was taken? Travel Photo Report Quiz is a series of posts with photo questions about countries, cities, places of interest, food, etc.  A Winner gets a postcard. Rules: 1. A photo question is...
(Unexpected) Welcome to Georgia in Ukrainian

(Unexpected) Welcome to Georgia in Ukrainian

Aug 21, 12 • GeorgiaNo Comments »
We were leaving Ayder in Kaskar mountains in hope for some sun, beach and swimming, and because it was rainy, foggy and cold, and because Mara was a bit sick and totally in no condition to hike really-good-Scottish-summer style. No one expected...
TPR Photo Quiz – 20 August

TPR Photo Quiz – 20 August

Aug 20, 12 • TPR Photo Quiz2 Comments »
What is the name of this mosque which used to be a church? Travel Photo Report Quiz is a series of posts with photo questions about countries, cities, places of interest, food, etc.  A Winner gets a postcard. Rules: 1. A photo question is posted...
Hitchhiking in Turkey: Sivas-Tokat-Unye-Trabzon

Hitchhiking in Turkey: Sivas-Tokat-Unye-Trabzon

Aug 18, 12 • Turkey5 Comments »
After we partied with our friend in Cappadochia we were headed to the Black coast again. We chose Sivas as a middle point between Goreme and Unye. 4-hour ride in a comfortable bus and here we were in Sivas. The city of Sivas is not very famous...
TPR Travel Tip - Hair museum in Avanos, Cappadochia

TPR Travel Tip – Hair museum in Avanos, Cappadochia

Aug 14, 12 • Turkey1 Comment »
When my friend Lukas told me about the Hair museum from Avanos for the first time I could not really picture it. A strain of hair cut from every female visitor and attached to a wall? Thousands of samples of hair handing from the walls? Sounds...
TPR Photo Quiz – 13 August

TPR Photo Quiz – 13 August

Aug 13, 12 • TPR Photo Quiz4 Comments »
Tell us where this picture was taken and win a postcard from Cappadochia. Travel Photo Report Quiz is a series of posts with photo questions about countries, cities, places of interest, food, etc.  A Winner gets a postcard. Rules: 1. A photo...
Fairy Chimneys and old civilizations in Cappadochia - Day One

Fairy Chimneys and old civilizations in Cappadochia – Day One

Aug 7, 12 • TurkeyNo Comments »
We arrived to Goreme, Cappadochia early in the morning, right in time to watch the sunset and hot air balloons above our heads. Goreme is located in the middle of the Goreme National Park with rock formations usually called “fairy...
TPR Travel Tip - Hot air balloon watching at sunrise in Cappadochia, Turkey

TPR Travel Tip – Hot air balloon watching at sunrise in Cappadochia, Turkey

Aug 7, 12 • Turkey3 Comments »
Cappadochia is a mysterious place which looks like a different planet. The rock formation are unique and the landscapes are fairy tale like. One of the main activities here is a hot air balloon tour. These tours are provided by many different...
TPR Photo Quiz - 6 August

TPR Photo Quiz – 6 August

Aug 6, 12 • TPR Photo Quiz3 Comments »
Where in Istanbul can you see this particular calligraphy? Travel Photo Report Quiz is a series of posts with photo questions about countries, cities, places of interest, food, etc.  A Winner gets a postcard. Rules: 1. A photo question is posted...
Amasra - perfect getaway from busy Istanbul

Amasra – perfect getaway from busy Istanbul

Aug 3, 12 • Turkey5 Comments »
Istanbul was a furnace for about a week, with probably over 40*C during the day. We also waited for our friends (Ange and Lukas) to come to Istanbul. Once everyone arrived we were ready to leave. The Initial plan was to go to Akcakoca (Akçakoca),...