Tag Archive: Events

Evliya Çelebi Way Project: 2014 Ride, Part 3

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18 to 20 August Contributed by Gerald Maclean. First, a few notes from my notebook—of course I couldn’t scrawl in my favourite red, which I find more legible when reading it later, but… Continue reading

The Evliya Çelebi Way Project: 2009 Expeditionary Ride, Part 5

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The next installment Contributed by Gerald Maclean In some villages, elder statesman reported what they believed Evliya to have said about their locality. In Ücbaş, we were told Evliya had praised the local… Continue reading

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: 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: 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

365 Places: National Gallery of Australia

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Day 70: National Gallery of Australia (NGA), Canberra, Australia Today I had hoped to go bushwalking as it has been a long time since we went for a walk on the weekend. However,… 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

365 Places: Gregynog

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Day 65: Gregynog, Wales, UK The main purpose of my first trip to the UK and Europe was to attend a conference and present a paper. The conference was titled Identities in action… Continue reading