Category : Turkey

World Trip Leg #2 Round-up (1st Half): Europe


[travelmap-map height=400 maptype="terrain" first=66 last=138] For "Round-Up" purposes, we've divided Leg 2 of our World Trip into two segments.  We spent nearly 9 months abroad on this Leg, with the first half being in Europe and touching into western Asia.  We'll cover this segment in this post.  The second half was overlanding through Africa, which we'll follow up on at a later date.  ...

Welcome to the Middle East: Turkey Time!


Overall, I loved our three weeks in Turkey.  I don’t think there’s any place quite like it.  But there were some uncomfortable moments when I quickly realized that I was far from home and what I’m accustomed to.  The last three months in Europe have been a cake-walk.  Europe isn’t a big culture shock for travelers from the US. (the Euro-Trip is usually a good starting point for newbie ...

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