Escaping from my sleepy little northern European capital and going in search of anything chaotic and weird.
I've travelled in the U.S., Europe and S.E. Asia and now i'm heading to Istanbul, India and hopefully Africa.
The closest time I ever got to experience India was on an Air India flight from Mumbai to New York when I got
on in London, that was then but things are changing... I have my ticket so here goes!!
November 26th 2009
Finally in Turkey, the flight was fine. Turkish Airlines with the compulsory delay and the blunt staff. My seat wouldn't stay upright so I had to hold onto the chair infront and sort of lean in the crash position when we were taking off. This time the flight was delayed for only 20 minutes so I can't complain, yipee!!!. I don't know if it was the faulty chair but by the time I got to Istanbul by back was aching and I was starving (they forgot my vegetarian meal). My first impressions of Istanbul, just another Barcelona or Lisbon with a couple of mosques and minarets chucked in (instead of churches). The taxi drivers drive the same as in Lisbon, kind of crazy and boy did I feel glad to have some crazyness. If the driver ... read more