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The Evliya Çelebi Way Project: 2009 Expeditionary Ride, Part 4

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The 2009 Ride: On Setting out and Returning… Contributed by Gerald Maclean The core group of riders set out on 22 September 2009, accompanied by our cook and driver, Metin Aker, and Sedat… Continue reading

365 Places: Dunedin

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Day 78: Dunedin, Aotearoa (New Zealand) Today I am posting about a place I hope to go to one day soon. I have not yet travelled to the South Island of Aotearoa and… Continue reading

365 Places: Lorne

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Day 77: Lorne, Victoria, Australia Today, I am continuing the journey along the Great Ocean Road, to the very pretty beach town of Lorne. Lorne is famous for a couple of things aside… Continue reading

365 Places: Insomnia

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Day 76: Insomnia, All the time, Everywhere This post is about a place where I seem to spend more and more time – insomnia. When I was younger, sleep always came easily, I… Continue reading

365 Places: Anglesea

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Day 75: Anglesea, Victoria, Australia Anglesea is another place worth stopping along the Great Ocean Road which is famous for its beautiful surf beaches and coastal lifestyle. Located close to Torquay and on the… Continue reading

365 Places: Torquay

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Day 74: Torquay, Victoria, Australia Today, I return to a journey I started to document earlier – the trip we took across Great Ocean Road (GOR), which included our couple of days in… Continue reading

365 Places: Barmah National Park

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Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
Day 73: Barmah National Park, Yorta Yorta Country, Australia Today I go back to thinking about interconnecting stories, cultures and worlds. One of the ways I have been…

365 Places: Barmah National Park

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Day 73: Barmah National Park, Yorta Yorta Country, Australia Today I go back to thinking about interconnecting stories, cultures and worlds. One of the ways I have been influenced to think about the… Continue reading

The Evliya Çelebi Way Project: 2009 Expeditionary Ride, Part 3

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Part 3 Contributed by Gerald Maclean Caroline discovered that Evliya’s 1671 itinerary to Mecca would serve our purposes ideally since, in his typically wandering fashion, after setting out from Istanbul, Evliya turned west,… Continue reading

365 Places: Kangaroo Island

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Day 72: Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia I am writing about Kangaroo Island as it is both a beautiful place and it also reminds me of a wonderful journey we did at the… Continue reading