Tag Archive: Adventure

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: 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

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

365 Places: Bangalore

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Day 69: Bangalore, India Today’s post is another puzzle piece that connects to our dream to travel to India. Earlier this week I was at the KM Australia conference and met someone from… Continue reading

The Evliya Çelebi Way Project: 2009 Expeditionary Ride, Part 2

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The 2009 Ride: Before Setting Out Contributed by Gerald Maclean I ended the last post reporting that ‘On 22 September 2009, with seven horses and a supply vehicle, the first Evliya Çelebi Ride… Continue reading

In the Top 1% of TripAdvisor

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This nice little email was in my inbox this morning – great to see that people like reading my reviews 🙂 You can check out my reviews of activities, accommodation and food on… Continue reading

365 Places: Sultanahmet

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Day 67: Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey Today, my focus is on one of my favourite places in the world, Sultanahmet – the old city of Istanbul. We have stayed a number of times in… Continue reading