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Peace Out Bucharest, Flight to Istanbul!

Greetings, Left Bucharest, Romania today via a large bird that had lots of jet fuel, attractive women in clever outfits and was owned by Tarom….

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Getting to Know Istanbul, Turkey

Greetings, Last we spoke, yours truly was swimming or should one say, drowning in a sea of indecision. Oh the decisions!?! Suffice to say, decided…

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Swimming in a Sea of Indecision

Greetings from Istanbul, Back in Sultanahmet area and not sure where to go, one could say swimming in a sea of indecision. Part of this…

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A Week of Kalkanesque Occurrences in Turkey

Greetings, Supposed to stay a few days and now a week has passed. Summarizing a few days worth of happenings is boring to write and…

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Scuba Diving in Kalkan, Turkey

Greetings, As you know, yours truly finally decided to “dive in” so to speak and go scuba diving in Kalkan, Turkey. Why Kalkan? Why Kalkan…

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A Kalkanesque Affair

Greetings, Been loving my time in Kalkan, one of those rare places on this planet that feels “like home” on the other side of such…

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Getting to Know Kalkan, Turkey

Greetings, First let me apologize to you, we here at SHABL travel very light but make room for a jump to conclusions map (all travelers…

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Breakfast With a View in Kalkan, Turkey

This is what I’d call breakfast with a view in Kalkan, Turkey. Believe it or not, this hotel is costing my friend and I a…

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Turkish Baths & Antalya, Turkey

Greetings, I write this from a hotel room in Antalya, I quite like hotel rooms and seriously despise hostels. This isn’t going to be me…

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Hiking Around Goreme, Cappadocia, Turkey

Greetings, There is LOTS TO DO in and around the Cappadocia area. The primary attraction is the hot air balloon rides, horse back riding tours,…

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