Pergamon and Troy, Canakkale, and Gallipoli - Turkey June 2019. The final leg of my tour saw history take over. Mostly ancient history as a number of ancient cities were visited but our final stop saw a touch of modern history. The first of these stops was the Pergamon Acropolis. You needed to take a … Continue reading Pergamon and Troy, Canakkale, and Gallipoli, and the wrap up – Turkey
Pammukkale heirapolis and Kusadasi, some history and culture. June 2019. This was another long drive day from Fethiye to get to Kusadasi so there was a stop over in Pamukkale on the way. During the drive our guide spoke a lot about Turkey, politics and culture. There are approximately 81 million people in turkey, 15 … Continue reading Pammukkale Heiropolis and Kusadasi, with a touch of history and culture – Turkey.
Antalya and Fethiye, June 2019. The drive day from Cappadocia to Antalya was a long one. I spent the first part of the bus drive just attempting to sleep but without much luck. Every time I would start to drift off the bus slammed on its brakes or we stopped for a drive break. For … Continue reading Antalya and Fethiye, Turkey
Eskisehir, and Nevesehir/Urgüp - Cappadocia We left Istanbul and headed towards Cappadocia, but had a one night stop-over to break up the drive in a little town called Eskisehir (esk- eh - shay - here). This town is known as the “student town” because there’s a large university there and a diverse range of people … Continue reading Eskisehir and Cappadocia, Turkey.
June 2019 My last post was written rather late, and I’m carrying on writing to begin this next chapter as my plane is currently on the runway taking off from Sydney airport, albeit rather early. Until last year Turkey wasn’t high on my bucket list of places to visit, if at all. One of my … Continue reading Istanbul, Turkey.
Fiji As I begin my next travel adventure almost 10 months later I realise that I’ve procrastinated for quite some time now and I should catch up on my writings from my trip to Fiji back in August 2018. Fiji was a semi-spontaneous trip. I had wanted 2018 to be a wonderous adventure through South … Continue reading Fiji 2018
My time in London as a Londoner, while brief, was amazing. I noted many cultural differences such as slang, food choices, prices, and general happenings. The sunsets were divine and the April showers got me used to having an umbrella on hand at all times!
A final night on tour with Topdeck in Wales, to see the Welsh win their football match casuing a massive town celebration. The last of my 6 months overseas.
A stop in the North of Wales with some amazing scenery and a stay in a Haunted Hotel backing on to a cemetery!
A stop by the Blarney Castle in the pouring rain to get the gift of the gab, followed by a couple of nights in Dublin to explore the Irish capital!