• Turkey Day Ten – Istanbul to Tel Aviv

    Turkey Day Ten – Istanbul to Tel Aviv

    Today was another big air travel day. We woke up early at Kirk’s house, and met up with friend Wills for a quick breakfast at home. Our one last stop before departure was the large Istanbul Bazaar, where we bought some interesting little trinkets – my only souvenir purchases of the trip! One more last…

  • Turkey Day Nine – ‘Antep

    Turkey Day Nine – ‘Antep

    Today was our much needed rest and travel day. We slept late in our posh hotel room in Gaziantep, and then spent the better part of the morning in the topfloor breakfast salon, enjoy ing the view of a powerful blizzard hitting the town. We were amazed to see sych a blizzard in southern Turkey,…