Traveller – Do Your Research!

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We are finally on the slow journey back to Oz after a wonderful 6 weeks away. There were so many highlights for both of us on the trip and we both enjoyed different parts of the journey.

With many highlights, there were also some challenges, as there always will be when you travel. On our first trip to Turkey, we were just feeling our way, hoping to get beyond just being a tourist. We were very lucky to have made some wonderful friends and it was great to catch up with them this time around.

One thing we have learnt, particularly about Turkey is that even if you live there many years, the locals will probably still consider you a tourist. Being a tourist means many things (not all of them good).

Here are some points mainly about Turkey but not exclusively:

  • At markets and bazaars you will always pay…

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