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Today was a pretty slack day. Guess on terms of touring of sites it was like slack slack xiong xiong.
We started off the morning going to Aspendos theatre which was one of the best preserved roman theatre in turkey. Roman theatre is which again reminded to be semi circle. It was not very impressive nor well maintained. Guess after awhile …
... for this trip, we were looking at the projected weather in Antalya and, whilst it wasn't super warm, it was predicting day-time temperatures in low to mid-teens. After about two weeks of snow and VERY cold weather, that seemed almost tropical! So we packed a few winter woollies, but we also packed some gear to wear in the warmer weather.
Boy, were we conned! For the entire week that we were there, we were lucky if the daytime temperature got ...
Despite its flaws, Istanbul really is an amazing city. Mostly
due to the sickness, I would have more fun on my return in a week, but for now
it was time to leave for a bit because Osman couldn’t have me in his guest room
for over a week. I made a very last minute decision to go to Antalya, one of
the most visited cities in the world apparently. The 10 hour overnight bus ride
was a bit of a marathon ...
... getting drunk, which so often is the center of birthday parties.
Bayram began and I was trying to decide what to with my week. I wanted to rent a car and just drive, but that didn’t seem practical given my budget and lack of Turkish driving skills. It would have been in my best interest to tell Khan that I was free to do something, but I didn’t. I also wanted to get on a bus to one of the cities as well. But I couldn’t find my way to the ...
... comfort's end. Living in the shadow of a mountain has its own weather-related results as well I'm sure.
I am submitting some photos to my all time favorite photo competition, the National Geographic 2010 International Photography Contest, and I will hope for the best. Though the images that people submit to this thing are almost always stunning and of the highest quality, so I can't say my hopes will get all that high. But, the photos I am submitting are among ...