Category Archives: Turkey Spring 2011

Heading home

After a month journeying together in Europe and the Middle East, we are now in Frankfurt and making our way back stateside towards the Link basecamp in Colorado.   It was a full final day in Istanbul yesterday with Sunday … Continue reading

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Link’s World Travelers

The troops are currently sleeping (hopefully…) in preparation for their flight home tomorrow.  Looking back over the photos from the abroad, we thought it would be fun to honor each of the travelers with a portrait – although there were … Continue reading

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Blankets of Daisies

Sometimes there just aren’t words to describe the beauty of a place. I am enchanted by Turkey: rolling hills strewn with limestone, birds flitting in and out of almond trees – which are in blossom – and daisies blanketing the … Continue reading

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“Old things are passed away”

Today as we were hiking in a rural section of the Lycian Way, we came upon some old Lycian ruins next to a field.  This sight was amazing to me.  The Lycians lived 2500 years ago, and some farmer is … Continue reading

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We Were Not the First

Some might think that America came up with the democratic government system we use today and that the founding fathers were the first to have that brilliant idea about how to run a country. But think again.  Today as we … Continue reading

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Sunny, Blue, and Ocean Foam

This morning I woke up to a quiet knocking on our door. Nobody answered, and I wondered if it may have been just a figment of my imagination. I kept my eyes closed and went back to my daydreaming thoughts. … Continue reading

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Turkish Baths

Part of our preparation for our travel to Turkey was a class on the Turkish culture, and specifically the acceptable clothing within that culture – particularly for women.  Turkey is fairly conservative – no bare shoulders, no knees showing, certainly … Continue reading

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