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Sep 18, 2016 - Pamukkale and Hierapolis

It is always the way – I find out more about an area after the fact of having been there and my short trip to the region of Phrygia was no exception. I did the whole Google thing, typing in Attractions to see in Antalya – I have been to more movies in the past 6 weeks than I have in the last 6 years, so figured I was going to get out... Of course, trying to hire a car here is a little like trying to relieve the hen of her teeth, first find your hen. Anyway, the top attractions to see after the Konyaalti beaches, the Konyaalti aquarium with...

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Aug 28, 2016 - Coming to Antalya

Flying into Istanbul was very nostalgic – almost 10 years since I was last here, time disappears in the flutter of a hummingbird wing..!! Over the gunmetal grey of the Sea of Marmara and turning for a view of the turrets of Hagia Sofia and the bridge crossing the Bosporus newly renamed for the current president after the quelled coup of the past month. On landing, I was already half an hour past the boarding time of my ongoing flight and I still had to pass through customs and the three security stations. My luggage had been tagged to the...

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