Tag Archive: Turkey

Turkish Delights – A Photo Essay

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Here are some delightful shots of the colourful lights of Turkey. Photos by Martin Drury and Tracey Benson

Gallipoli – a cultural connection

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Originally posted on Geokult:
Lone Pine Gallipoli – a panorama So much of my thinking leading up to this trip has focused on how to engage with Turkey as cultural strangers, as people…

Hasan Dag and Catal Huyuk

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Originally posted on Geokult:
Mount Hasan (Turkish: Hasan Dağı) is an inactive stratovolcano in Aksaray province, Turkey. With an altitude of 3,253 m (10,672 ft.), it ranks as the second highest mountain of central…

Horse Riding in Cappadocia – A Photo Essay

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A lovely afternoon spend riding through the spectacular Red Valley near Göreme, October 2013.

Centre of Cappadocia: Ürgüp

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In October 2013, we returned to Cappadocia, this time staying in Ürgüp, one of the larger towns in Cappadocia. Ürgüp is very picturesque, with cave hotels dotted around the hills leading into town,… Continue reading

Nomadic Artists

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The connections between art and travel have been a key part of my love for adventuring to new horizons. Over the years I have participated in festivals, workshops and residencies in places like… Continue reading

Travel Writers as Role Models

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As we are getting our heads around being more serious about travel writing and sharing our experiences of both near and far, I have come across some really great role models. These writers, photographers… Continue reading

Broaden your Horizons

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I recently found this image on Facebook and wanted to share. Many years ago, I found this same quote from the Dalai Lama and I wrote it on a small piece of paper… Continue reading

The Beauty of Light in Turkey

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Originally posted on Geokult:
Gourds in shop window When recently doing some research into  Turkish tulip designs,  I came across a blog by Aaminah Shakur who is a poet, artist and writer. Some of…

Traveller – Do Your Research!

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Originally posted on Geokult:
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…