Caught by the Kackars September 27th 2014 On marshrutka to Tbilisi September 27, 2014
I guess I have been smitten. Yesterday we walked up the Hala (Ayder) valley and caught sight of Mount Kackar at 3900m standing like a cathedral in the clouds above the ridge. It was majestic and shear.
The Kackar mountains (actually pronounced Cach-car) form the Eastern part of the Pontic Alps that run along the North coast of Turkey. The ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Black Sea 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
Jem and Jane travelled across Europe and Asia in 2014/15 and documented our experiences. We finally got to New Zealand in June 2015.
We are now traveling in Patagonia for six weeks and are going back to Argentina where I started this travel blog in 2006.... full info