More fun in the sun in Turkey! October 1st 2007 The mediterranean coast line of Turkey is absolutely beautiful! Looking at it all from a road high above the water was amazing. The blue of the water, the boats in the sea, the extremely high cliffs (which the drivers seem to take pretty casually) - all just beautiful. We decided it was time for some lazy days on the beach, so we left the main port of Fethiye almost straight away and headed to ... read more
Middle East » Turkey 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
Evan and I are off on our first round the world trip. This is something we have been planning for ages, but it still took a few twists and turns towards the end as we researched and came across other places to see and things to do. Like the inclusion of the trans-mongolian trip. Who would have thought?
We are starting in Africa on 1 July and plan to go from there to Eastern Europe and the UK to see family and then on to Central and South America.
Only 4 days till we take off.
PS. The strange name of our blog relates to our cat - Trax - whom we are leaaving with nanna for a year. Hopefu... full info