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The instability in Libya and politics in Egypt now hostile to the Syrian refugees bring them to alternate routes. To avoid being blocked in Greece or Bulgaria, they go more directly from Turkey and the Middle East to Italy by boat. 35 more words

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Turkey condemns new Israeli settlement expansion plans


Just to say, a few years ago, Turkey would have been silent about these new expansion plans. That’s what happens when you attack your closet ally in the Middle East. 102 more words


The Buckle Church

Anything free when you are traveling is a good thing, given that travel can be so expensive. Of course if you don’t know it is free it kind of defeats the point. 180 more words


Sharing Quality Time

I saw this scene a while back and took a sneaky photograph. It just looked like one of those images that spoke volumes to me; the sharing of quality family time together.

A Turkish delight

I’ve always liked Turkey’s most popular foods – baklava, Turkish delight and kebabs – so it was natural that I would seek them out when I visited old Constantinople. 317 more words


10 things I miss about you…Istanbul

As an expat, no doubt you’ve been there. When you set up a new life in a new city, you seek out your hometown comforts in your newtown surrounds. 1,567 more words