Last 2 days of the Mid East Adventure April 14th 2011 After the busy day of site seeing the day before I decided to skip the carpet museum and take some time to sleep in and recover during some of our last down time of the tour. After a nice slow morning Stacey, Tash, Fred, Ian,Claire and I went off on our own to see the open air museum. The open air museum was basically a collection of about 30 old churches that were dug into the rock face, they var ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
Well its been 2 years since my last trip and its time for another adventure. This year I will be touring the Middle East from a geeks perspective. This trip will we be far more physically demanding than my last trip, and will probably have a lot less drinking.
This trip I will be touring Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Turkey and once I am in Istanbul I will take 2 weeks to find my way home depending on what flights are cheap, and where I feel like going. I will be updating this blog less frequently than my last trip as at times I will be going without internet access for a few days at a time.
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