Category Archives: Turkey

Off the Beaten Path in Turkey

Istanbul, Ephesus, and, maybe, Cappadocia or Pamukkale are on your list. Fine and good. When given the opportunity for something a bit different – we’re game. As bees are attracted to honey so are we to an adventurous hike. We’re … Continue reading

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Photogenic Istanbul

We’d been hiking and touring our way through Turkey and were tired by the time we arrived in Istanbul.  What better way to spend a beautiful day than cruising up the Bosphorus strait?  The strait divides Europe and Asia.  We … Continue reading

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Turkey: Side trip to Aphrodisias

We were with our friends, Meg and Aaron, in Pamukkale, Turkey when Aaron suggested we change our itinerary.  He’d read about the site of Aphrodisias, archaeological ruins dating back to before the 1st century BC.   It’s a bit off the … Continue reading

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Turkey: Hiking on the Turquoise Coast

In Feb 2009, our plans for a May trip to Syria and Jordan totally fell apart.  It just wasn’t a good time to be traveling there.  If not there, where?  We wanted hiking and somewhere near the ocean would be … Continue reading

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