Hyderpasa Gar - Istanbul, Turkey

The beginning of the Line – Haydarpasa Gar – Instanbul Turkey

Sitting alone in the café in Jordan I was working hard to try to plan my holiday travels.  Holiday from Holiday travels perhaps is the proper term as I was on Holiday in Jordan (although studying Arabic). After purchasing my tickets and telling friends I was going to Turkey one of my friends from my […]

On the Road to Nemrut

East to Gaziantep

The flight is leaving in a few hours.  Is it enough time to make it? Yeah, but we have to hurry.   I have been in Istanbul for a few days now, visiting friends, stuffing my face full of delicious food, and trying not to … [Read More...]


Visiting Rumelian Fortress

Where’s that? When my friend recommended we go to Rumelian Fortress I was surprised I had no idea what that place was.  Even my other friend who is living in Istanbul had not heard of it either.  It wasn’t until I actually … [Read More...]

View of Istanbul - Turkey

On Returns and Turkey

I enjoy going back to places I have been before, particularly those like Istanbul which are just too big to fully appreciate or understand in one trip.  Heck I’m fairly certain a place like Istanbul would need more than a lifetime to … [Read More...]