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Feb 20, 2007 - Birgi and Tire, Turkey

We had been so impressed with Tire on our way through last fall, we revisited it on this trip. The main reason we wanted to stop was to pick up more felt items made in the traditional Turkish ways. Moe is enrolled in a felting course in Sechelt in the summer so this will give her something to take to class to entertain the other students! We were camped in a large parking lot outside Tire (seems to be our regular place to sleep no matter where we travel) and Randy woke to the sound of bells: too large to be on a goat or sheep and moving too...

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Mar 16, 2004 - Goeke to Izmir

Another travel day. But we will make the best of it. We continue along the coast line for a while and then cut overland to Izmir. Along the way we stopped in Milas to take in the weekly market. It was much like other markets we have visited, except a whole lot noisier! People were really hawking their wares and food stuffs. Very colorful and very vibrant. I am sure our guide must be slipping a few extra lira to the bus driver to compensate for the places we are driving that just aren't sized for our big tour bus. The driver seems to take it...

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