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Who was Evliya Çelebi?

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Contributed from Gerald Maclean Evliya Çelebi The seventeenth-century Ottoman travel writer known as Evliya Çelebi was born in 1611. His father, Derviş Muhammed Zilli, was a master goldsmith at the imperial Ottoman court… Continue reading

300 Followers – Thank You!

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This morning I woke up to see that we now have over 300 WordPress followers to our Geokult Travel blog – how exciting! Over the 3.5 months since we started we have achieved:… Continue reading

365 Places: Times Square, NYC

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Day 61: Times Square, New York City, NY, United States of America In my earlier post about the Guggenheim Museum in NYC, I talked about my fascination for this city. When I stayed… Continue reading

365 Places: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

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Day 60: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, United States of America Today, I want to share a favourite place from a journey I took many years ago – to New… Continue reading

Evliya Çelebi Way 2014 Ride

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In invitation to join the ride in 2014 Contributed by Gerald Maclean The Evliya Çelebi Way is open all year and welcomes walkers, cyclists, and equestrians and travellers of all kinds. Please join… Continue reading

365 Places: Mermaid Pool

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Day 60: Mermaid Pool, Manly, New South Wales, Australia Mermaid Pool is a place, I have never visited but would love to check out. Situated close to the famous beach of Manly, Mermaid… Continue reading

365 Places: Queanbeyan

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Day 59: Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia Today, I am writing about a place I love which is very close to Canberra, but over the years has been much maligned by Canberrans, who… Continue reading

What is the Evliya Çelebi Way?

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Yesterday, we announced the new project being featured – the The Evliya Çelebi Way and promised to share more information about this wonderful project. What is The Evliya Çelebi Way? Contributed by Gerald Maclean… Continue reading

Introducing: The Evliya Çelebi Way Project

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We are very excited to announce that we are featuring a new project on Geokult Travel – the Evliya Çelebi Way Project. In 2011, we met one of the project team, Gerald MacLean… Continue reading

365 Places: Berowra Waters

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Day 58: Berowra Waters, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia When I lived in the northern suburbs of Sydney nearly 30 years ago, one of the places I loved to spend time was Berowra… Continue reading