Kars August 13th 2012 From Kayseri in Cappadocia, we found a direct bus line to Kars. This was our worst bus experience in Turkey (bad service, loud telly late at night, driver smoking...), but this saved us a lot of time. Train travel would have been cheaper and comfier, but it would have meant losing a day, and opting for another bus company would have meant losing time with a transfer in Erzurum. If you have the tim ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Eastern Anatolia » Kars 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
I am a scholar. My works brings me to visit many new places.
I am also never one to turn down a good travel opportunity. So, whenever my work brings me close to some friends, or whenever a friend would like to go travel and offers a ride, I pack up my suitcase and go.
Hence the title of this blog, 'Scholar without Borders'.
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