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The Chariot Makers of Urartu

24 March 2019 Sally

Upper Anzaf Fortress, 10 km just east of Van is a curious place. At first glance there's not a lot to see. Just the remnants of a long stone wall skirting the hill. They could...

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Keyif

06 March 2019 Sally

Keyif………..A state of mind. What is this life, if full of care, we have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs and stare as long as sheep or cows...

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A Weekend Spent at the Dawn of Civilisation

21 February 2019 Sally

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Kadiköy….. A Bohemian town

09 February 2019 Sally

The people of Kadiköy seem to have always looked at the world a little differently.  When the founders of Byzantium established their colony on the perfect but unoccupied natural harbour that is the Golden Horn,...

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Ten amazing reasons to visit Turkey with us in 2019

09 January 2019 Sally

Turkey is a hugely diverse country in every respect where around every corner and over every ridge there are superlatives. Covering at least five climatic and geographical regions, Turkey has a wide cultural diversity with...

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The Protector

06 January 2019 Sally

  Istanbul is an ancient city in a remarkable location. Straddling the Bosphorus divide between Europe and Asia, it is one of the few world cities that combines landscape and waterscape to such stunning effect. Vancouver...

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From Armenia to the Aegean, a prehistoric journey. Part 2.

02 January 2019 Sally

After leaving Hartashen standing stones, we headed of to the border crossing point at Cildir on the Turkey/ Georgia border. Armenia has been a revelation…..a true treasure trove of prehistoric sites.  Once in Turkey we...

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Lake Bafa

19 November 2018 Eastern Turkey Tours

Lake Bafa Nature Park is in Southwestern Turkey, and we have discovered its wonders on a trip of a lifetime. The lake itself used to be a gulf of the Aegean Sea, it has now...

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From Armenia to the Aegean, a prehistoric journey. Part 1

11 October 2018 Eastern Turkey Tours

Anatolia has deep roots in human history, for it is here at Göbekli Tepe in Southeast Turkey, that we see the first signs of the domestication of grains around 12,000 years ago, but we began...

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The Wonders of Tbilisi

08 October 2018 Eastern Turkey Tours

Over September and October, we’ve been on an exploration trip, looking for some new tours and short breaks to add to our offerings. We’ve travelled Armenia and Georgia, and we’ve found some amazing places, rich...

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