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Night Train To Konya….

Imagine you have just been chased along the railway platform by an angry toilet attendant because you missed seeing his little window saying “WC one lira”. The one lira does not guarantee cleanliness, toilet paper or paper towel but you … Continue reading

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On the Great Turkey hunt….

Hey Folks, I need to say straight off! (Ross) It was only apple tobacco and the pipe was too long and my lungs too short! Good fun just the same. Pammukale, the Travertines, absolutely beautiful. Our lovely host dropped us … Continue reading

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Istanbul/not Constantinople…

Roaming in the doming…Where else but Istanbul could roaming in the doming ever be more bluemosqueful? Every skyline swell and curve tickled both our optic nerves when we went blithely roaming in the doming…. Janet agrees: “Istanbul, was Constantinople/ been … Continue reading

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Dubious Dubai from Janet

The Economic ego of the Emerati dwarfs their amazing architecture. Dubai has now developed to the point that it no longer relies on its oil generated income – as long as the world visits and spends lots of money it … Continue reading

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