Travel Blogs from Mersin
... yet sufficiently little never to overwhelm even most petite dresser.
Christian Louboutin, the architect with this common acclaimed brand, started
his adulation for shoes if he was obviously a adolescent boy. Time flies, early
spring moved, it can be now warm enough to wear peep toe that is one of the top
choices among all CL shoes. We may give in to temptation of brand name hindfoot
for example Christian Louboutin ...
I stayed in Istanbul for six nights. The three with Gayle, as expected, went by in a wonderful flash. Home to 15 million people the great city straddles the meeting points of Europe and Asia. Sitting in a cafe i wrote in my diary: a humungous boiling pot of stirring mayhem. A mass of twisting streets crammed with weaving people, every spare inch used to sell something. Unavoidable stall owners offering 'special price', spicy smells coming from kebab ...
... Here you can see the Roman Gate that is also known as "Cleopatra's Gate" and sometimes referred to as "Gate of the *****". Why? Who knows.
Actually, having seen the city, I would have chosen a different spot to visit as there was really little to see here. However, if you are interested in religious relics this might be up your alley.
... Brief stop at Cleopatra's Gate, the Roman Kancik Kapisi (="Gate of the *****"; the gate has little to do with Cleo except that she is thought to have met Mark Antony here in 41 BC).
Now it was time for some serious mountain driving. We headed due north into the majestic Taurus Mountains. Broom flowering a brilliant yellow; steep rockfaces; conifers clinging to the mountainsides; fast flowing rock strewn streams.
Stopped at the alpine village ...
... at this stage of the trip, a knife and zip tìes) Tomorrow we start the next leg to the Syrian border.
Since the last entry we`ve stopped in Şanliurfa (Şanli is glorıous in Turkish) and took a couple of day trips out to Mardin and Harran nearby. We really enjoyed our time out East. The area around Van, Mardin and Diyar felt ...