Category Archives: Living like locals

Welllll, I wasn’t going to post, but…

I have been told to not slack off from blogging these last few days in Istanbul – so here you go, for what it’s worth. Our lovely trip to Turkey is coming to a close soon.  I really am excited … Continue reading

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Black Sea Tour

Istanbul is a beautiful,  fascinating city – and so large that I could spend a whole month within the city walls and never run out of things to see and do. But there is much more to Turkey and I … Continue reading

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A good day

We had to say goodbye to Caleb yesterday.  That wasn’t fun.  I didn’t cry, though.  I’m getting better.  I love watching the friendship between Wes, Jess, and Caleb.  It’s a beautiful thing♥ Bye, Caleb.  See you in a few months. … Continue reading

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Our Asian Adventure

Visited a new continent yesterday.  We took a ferry ride across the Bosphorus Strait, traveling in less than an hour from Europe to Asia.             Nearing the shores of Asia.   The streets of Asian Istanbul have a … Continue reading

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George Strait in Istanbul

Ahhh.  George. Country music doesn’t necessarily “fit” this city – but, come on – I miss it. I’m waiting around for the crew to get ready so that we can go on our next big adventure – explore the Asian … Continue reading

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Fishin’

After a few low-key days of just kind of “chillin”, we decided to venture out into the City and find the aquarium that Jessica had read about. Finding something in a city of 13 million or so people isn’t quite … Continue reading

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Oh, boy – better quit skipping a day of posting

The whole idea of creating a blog for my trip was because I know how bad my memory is.  I thought if I don’t write about something every day, the month will fly by, I’ll be home, and I will forget … Continue reading

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