From Man-made Horrors to Natural Wonders August 10th 2010 The last week has seen us continuing firmly on the tourist path around Turkey.
Our first step, like so many Kiwis and Australians, was the pilgrimage to Gallipoli. Ask any antipodean about Gallipoli and they will at least have heard of it. On the 90th anniversary of ANZAC Day, 20000 Kiwis and Australians visited the dawn services.
Our destination after our 6 hour bus ride from Istanbul was the ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara 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
A couple of mid 20 year olds, started this blog back in 2006. We left our homeland of New Zealand and set off on our trip of a lifetime.
These entries follow our travels from our New Zealand to London and back again. Total geeks - no Las Vegas or full moon parties here. We used '1001 Natural wonders' to plan our trips. Sometimes riding 5 hours on the back of a motorbike to see a waterfall or random rock formation.
Since arriving back home in New Zealand in 2011, travels haven't been much of a priority. The arrival of our amazing little baby has made us hang up our backpacks for a little... full info