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Oct 29, 2005 - Week Seventeen

October 23rd [Lorraine] After a restless night from a)the pounding music wafting across the sea from Marmaris' nightclubs, b)mongrel dogs roaming around the campsite barking and fighting and c)the drunk German couple having a domestic nearby we eagerly put some distance between us and the campsite. We drove to the town of Dalyan, a once sleepy backwater that is now completely given over to tourism but not in such a huge way as Marmaris. The place consists of small family run pensions and bungalow type apartments filled with mostly Brits on...

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Jun 28, 2005 - Ihlara Valley hike in route to Cappadocia

Before we arrived at our Cappadocia destination, we decided to take a little detour and visit the Ihlara Valley. We hiked the 20km (most with Annika in a backpack) in a day and it was one of the highlights of our entire trip. The landscape was amazing, but more interesting was walking through the active farms and herders along the way. For the day, it was like being transferred back in time a couple thousand years.

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