Travel Blogs from Trabzon, Turkey

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Turkish Delights, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Turkish Delights

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... , I passed by the old city walls, old mosques, a hammam (Turkish bath), antique bazaar buildings. Still, most buildings in Trabzon were newer and concrete, full of brand name stores with glitzy Euro ads, apartment buildings overlooking the port ships, a ...

Sumela Monastery.., Sumela, Turkey travel blog

Sumela Monastery..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... about the scaffolding aside). It's good to see the Turkish authorities doing their best to ensure one of their main tourist attractions remains intact for generations to come. And that's that. Next pod, Erzurum - Turkey. Love, Nath and ...

THE STORY OF A KNIFE - Istanbul to Trabzon, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

THE STORY OF A KNIFE - Istanbul to Trabzon

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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Travel Information Istanbul - Trabzon price: 57 € duration: 1 h 40 min carrier: Turkish Airlines hints: buy the tickets some time in advance, it will be cheaper. just book the tickets online. don't go to a travel agency. you ...

There Goes The Beard.., Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

There Goes The Beard..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... (Turkish bath) of the trip which was very relaxing and generally just walked around in sub 30 degree weather which was a nice change. Trabzon, beautiful one day, perfect the next. Truly one to check out if you're in the East. Not much else to report ...

Trabzon: Modernity in an Eastern Black Sea Port, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Trabzon: Modernity in an Eastern Black Sea Port

A travel blog entry by chiapoe

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Trabzon and Sumela Monastery, Black Sea Coast, Turkey August 3-4, 2012 (1USD = 1.8TRY; 1EUR = 2.1TRY) Life in a Mid-Sized Turkish City             I landed in Trabzon in the evening of Friday, August 3.  An hour's ...

Trabzon, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Trabzon

A travel blog entry by ckalenchuk

... be ıntroduced to Ismaıls wıfe and very pregnant daughter. The basıs ofthe conversatıon was the words "very nıce" as ın Turkey very nıce- Trabzon very nıce- Canada very nıce. Suddenly we had to go wıth our host and one of hıs employees ın the ...

Turkey: Arrival in land of olive oil and ADAC, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Turkey: Arrival in land of olive oil and ADAC

A travel blog entry by mkuechel

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Michael: Hi guys, just a quick update. We have arrived safe and sound in Turkey. The border formalıtıes took a whoopıng 30mın and we were ın ADAC and ınsurance land. We are now making our way to Istanbul to meet up wıth ...

Sumela, Altındere, Turkey travel blog

Sumela

A travel blog entry by traveller23

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Visited the Sumela Monastery today and what a stunning site located on a steep cliff face. I believe we were lucky to get such a good view as it's often covered in clouds. ...

Sumala Monastery, Altındere, Turkey travel blog

Sumala Monastery

A travel blog entry by p45

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Trabzon (Internet Cafe), Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Trabzon (Internet Cafe)

A travel blog entry by traveller23

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... so kind and generous. Just sitting here at a computer the owner and just given me a cup of tea! Interesting bush camp between Trabzon and the Georgian. There were few options but managed to find a spot up a track however, as we were pitching the tents a ...

Espiye - Trabzon (105km), Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Espiye - Trabzon (105km)

A travel blog entry by michael_bromby

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Turkey (Part ll) Couchsurfing and Kaçkar Mountains, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Turkey (Part ll) Couchsurfing and Kaçkar Mountains

A travel blog entry by mmtrip

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Back in Turkey means as well for us back to turkish food and turkish delights :) In Trabzon we have few things to sort out before getting to Central Asia. First we need to get a new pole for our tent from USA as one of them broke in Georgia. ...

Record Bar Bill!, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Record Bar Bill!

A travel blog entry by ricka

Found a lovely hotel perched on the cliff-tops overlooking the Black Sea and started to relax with a beer or two in the gardens. Still no sign of Tim. Had a fabulous night of eating and drinking to be greeted with a huge bar bill in the morning - over ...

Trabzon 2, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Trabzon 2

A travel blog entry by p45

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... communicate. In the end they were apologising for not speaking english and for waking us up. All our dealings with police in turkey were very friendly and professional. No sign of corruption like in Romania. We decided to leave the spot out of respect ...

Trabzon, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Trabzon

A travel blog entry by sianandjim

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... -camping! Most of yesterday was spent travelling from Cappadocia and Central Anatolia to the Black Sea coast and a town called Trabzon. We camped just outside the town after we'd climbed about 300 metres to the Sumela Monastery. It was built ...

Trabzon & vısa iranien, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Trabzon & vısa iranien

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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... Or ıl n'y en a qu'un par semaıne, et ıl sera mercredı a Sıvas. Pourquoı aller jusqu'a Trabzon ? Parce que, en lısant dıfferents forums et blogs sur ınternet, j'aı apprıs que l'obtentıon de ...

Silk Road City, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Silk Road City

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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... ; On the keystone of the arch is a single headed eagle, which was the symbol of the Komnenos Dynasty that ruled Trabzon during the church's Christian years. After breakfast, the following day, we stopped to admire the stunning mountain monastery complex ...

Someone's In Sumela, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Someone's In Sumela

A travel blog entry by josiah.chin

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... , Kayseri and beyond making bus stops every hour or two. The first leg of the trip was 13 hours long and dropped us off in Trabzon on the Black Sea coast. Although we were more than ready to stretch our legs, we had one more ride to take before we could ...

Trabzon, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Trabzon

A travel blog entry by ckalenchuk

... have had to opt for another poınt that we had not planned on gettıng to wıthout a couple stops along the way. We are off the Trabzon on the Black sea nearıng the border wıth Georgıa. We managed to get the last 2 seats on the bus so we have the joy ...

Trabzon, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Trabzon

A travel blog entry by jon_and_liz

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... in weeks, but their bark was much worse than their bite - only a little sprinkle here and there.  We stayed dry. Trabzon is the largest port city along the eastern coast with over 300,000 people.  There is a sizable population of folks who ...

Saluting the crowd, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Saluting the crowd

A travel blog entry by overseas_ash

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... recent times. Shaken I went back to where the group was waiting and some local guys gave me some tea. We were heading for Trabzon a city of half a million on the Black Sea, about 200km from the border. The Black Sea coast is a big holiday destination ...

Sumela Monastery (on the side of a cliff), Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Sumela Monastery (on the side of a cliff)

A travel blog entry by sallycousens

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... .  Go early am or at 4pm when the crowds are less.  Trout dinner at the restaurant down the hill - very good and fresh. Arrive in Trabzon 7pm, now at the Black Sea.  Time for EFES beers and a chill out as off to Istanbul for 2 days ...

The Black Sea!, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

The Black Sea!

A travel blog entry by p45

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We arrived and found ourselves walking past the local mosque right around sunset,  before we knew it, some guy was gently persuading / ushering us to go to the big tent that had been set up by the town council for Ramadan.  Before we could ...

Trabzon, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Trabzon

A travel blog entry by goldenbez

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Well hello everybody! Firstly sorry about the letter 'eye' all through thıs entry. I blame the keyboard.    I'm in Trabzon , Turkey now. I've come a long way sınce my last entry ın Greece, but basıcally...   It was a ...

We're being followed! / Wir werden verfolgt!, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

We're being followed! / Wir werden verfolgt!

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad

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... police and waiting a few kilometers distance until they were gone. Then we'll take a bad feeling on to Trabzon. Unfortunately, not a good impression we are getting from Turkey and have never been. I'll never have to blindly trust the Turks, as I have to, ...

Trabzon - Black Sea Humidity, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Trabzon - Black Sea Humidity

A travel blog entry by adrianmurray

... the only non-Turk remaining here. I am the lonely guy in Trabzon, and it is the same here up in Sumela. Returning to Trabzon, as I am leaving here tomorrow, I make some swift decisions and decide to post a few things home. Basically there is no room ...

trabzon, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

trabzon

A travel blog entry by goldenbez

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Eastern Turkey (remote), Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Eastern Turkey (remote)

A travel blog entry by akbar

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... the real world (ugh...). Traveling solo without these 2 high maintenance characters, I headed into remote eastern Turkey hitting 2 areas (PHOTOS BELOW): -Trabzon and Aider in northeast Turkey near Armenia where the Kaclar Mountains meet the Black Sea ...

Ramadan in Turkey, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Ramadan in Turkey

A travel blog entry by chan_hc

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... to the vast majority's religious belief.  We spent a whole day to travel from the mountain of Georgia to the coastal plain of Turkey. When we arrived at Trabzon the sun was down, and we stay there for the night. Kurdistan just had to wait. ...

Rural Turkey - Final Installment!, Trabzon, Turkey travel blog

Rural Turkey - Final Installment!

A travel blog entry by kev-buxton

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... campsite. The next morning we drove up to the above monastery which is perched on a cliffside and is a major tourist attraction in Turkey. On first view the monastery is a spectacular sight.  From the car park where we had to abandon Calypso it ...

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