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Jul 8, 2018 - Samsun

The drive to Samsun was another good one with a deviation into the mountains to visit the sites at Amasya. Jagged rocky hills and pine forests made the trip all the better. Tombs carved into steep rock cliffs provided the backdrop to Amasya and reaching them required climbing plenty of steps. Our day's exercise was achieved. A museum dedicated to healing techniques during the Ottoman era was fascinating. Just looking at some of the instruments used would be enough for us to say “thanks, but no thanks”. Samsun is revered in Turkey for its...

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May 26, 2012 - Rund Schwarzes Meer: Türkische Küste bis Sinop und Samsun

Fahrt durch den Bosporus Nach dem Besuch von Istanbul geht es weiter, nordwärts durch den Bosporus. In der Überwindung von starken Strömungen mit unserem 27-PS-Motörchen sind wir seit den Dardanellen geübt aber hier im Bosporus kommen noch erschwerend die Ablenkung durch die grandiose Aussicht auf die Kuppeln von Istanbul und weiteren Bauwerken dazu. Gleichzeitig muss der gigantische Schiffsverkehr, querende Fähren, längs fahrende Gross-Schiffe sowie jede Art von Ausflugschiffen im Auge behalten werden. Aber auch diese Hürde wird genommen...

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Aug 22, 2005 - Amazons

Traveled from Samsun to Trabzon along the Black Sea - thıs ıs where the Amazons lıved! Once a year they would venture forth & persuade the male neıghbors to 'behave wantonly'. (Passport Guıdebook ıs fun) Then they'd keep & raıse the gırls babıes & gıve the boys back to the fathers! Spent the weekend wıth Öztürks. Friends of Cheryl's (thank you, Cheryl!) who have a home on the Black Sea. He's an attorney & both daughters are ın law school & are plannıng to joın hıs practıce - He's lookıng for an Amerıcan partner (Rıch?) Nıce to be in a home...

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