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Sumela Monastery

Silk Road, Turkey

Sumela Monastery was founded in 386 AD during the reign of the Emperor Theodosius I. It reached its present form in the 13th century after gaining prominence during the reign…

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Overlanding

Silk Road, Turkey

Normally on this type of trip there would be 20 overlanders (that’s what one calls oneself). This year the numbers are down, not just for this company, some companies are…

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Hot-air Balloons

Silk Road, Turkey

Yesterday mourning I was up at 05:00 to go and watch the balloons take off. One walks along a gorge and down in the valley are the balloons preparing for…

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Goreme

Silk Road, Turkey

Our first day of travel, Istanbul to Goreme, one of the longest stretches of our journey, 773 km – 12 hours! Goreme is underground cities, funny looking rocks and hot…

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Hagia Sophia

Silk Road, Turkey

With overcast, cloudy weather it is time to venture indoors. Hagia Sophia is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later an imperial mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul. From the…

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Blue Mosque

Silk Road, Turkey

The Sultan Ahmet Mosque is a historic mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. Definitely Istanbul’s most photogenic building. It was the grand project of Sultan Ahmet I , whose tomb is located…

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Istanbul

Silk Road, Turkey

Arrived in Istanbul without any dramatics. Turkish Airlines are one of the few that provide decent meals. At Atatürk airport in Istanbul it was chaos! Over a 1,000 people waiting…

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