Monthly Archives: June 2016

On to Greece

June 21-30, 2016 —  Turkey only offers a 90 day visa and this was our 90th day since we returned from Barcelona.  It was time to leave.  Turkey has patterned its visa system after the Schengen Agreement among the EU … Continue reading

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Istanbul

June 17-20, 2016 — We flew to Istanbul from Bodrum, a quick flight.  Istanbul is the fifth largest city in the world by population and the largest city to span two continents; Europe and Asia.  The city is separated by … Continue reading

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Ephesus

June 8-16, 2016 —  Debby arrived in Marmaris to sail with us around the southwest corner of Turkey and up to Didim.  From there we planned to leave the boat and head off to Ephesus then Istanbul together.  After a … Continue reading

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Pamukkale

June 2 – 3, 2016 — On our final two days we drove west on Turkey’s famous Silk Road used for hundreds of years as the major trade route connecting China and Europe.  Along the way we passed many check … Continue reading

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Cappadocia

May 29 – June 1, 2016 —  The Cappadocia region, in central Turkey, was on our bucket list for Turkey.   A geological wonder made up of caves dwellings and “fairy chimneys”. The fairy chimneys are unique mushroom shaped rock formations … Continue reading

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