The Delights of Turkey May 1st 2012 With our UK visas coming to an end in a matter of weeks, we coincided our trip to Turkey so we would be in Gallipoli for ANZAC day. We booked yet another Travel Talk tour for this trip and went with a few friends. Arriving at Istanbul airport was an exciting time for me as being a New Zealand passport holder I didn't have to buy a Turkish visa so I got to wave goodbye to the Aussies in the vis ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul » Sultanahmet 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
We having been living overseas for the last two and a half years (Canada and London), and now that our UK Visas have ended we are returning to the Sunshine Coast, Australia. Naturally we are traveling our way home... for 5 months.
We have hired a VW camper-van which we are picking up in Amsterdam and are planing to drive around as much of Europe as we can before returning it in Amsterdam in 10 weeks time. After a reasonable resting period we will fly to Nairobi, Kenya we will join a 2 month Kenya to Cape Town overland camping expedition.
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