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To be the sea again,

Again and again.

My visit to Turkey this year was unlike the rest. In spirit and in happenings. It is the summer in which those who’d seen a couple decades go by here ask me sardonic questions like “Is this your first coup?” to the failed attempt that took place around midnight on the 15th of July. 492 more words

Coups and Supposedly Secret Beaches. 

How on earth did I forget to mention this: days before I left the campsite, an attempted military coup took place while I slept. A fair chunk of the armies’ upper ranks decided they wanted Erdogan out, using conscripts to block bridges and airports in Istanbul, under the guise of an exercise. 758 more words


10 Hot Days in Turkey

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In early May, when it looked like it might rain for ever, we decided it was time for some sun. 3,141 more words

Dog Defending and Postponed Adventures 

From Bafa it was a relatively short trip down to the campsite I was to volunteer at… I can’t recall if I even mentioned that yet, but yea, through the website… 929 more words


Sualtı fotoğrafçılığına giriş veya poz veren balıklar

Denizde yüzmekten ziyade suyun altında mümkün olduğunca fazla vakit geçirmek ve canlıları izlemekten daha çok hoşlandım hep. Sudan çıktığımda yanımdaki insanlara sualtında gördüğüm balıkları, muhteşem anemonları, rengarenk canlıları anlatmaya çalışmaktan bitap düştüğüm bir anda artık gördüklerimi fotoğraflamaya karar verdim. 1,934 more words

Havadan Sudan

Palmarina and All These Beautiful Yachts

Palmarina Yalikavak is one of the two marinas in Bodrum, Turkey. Unlike Bodrum Milta Marina, which is a few minutes away from this newer berthing spot for yachts, Palmarina is known for its large mooring capacity of up to 620 boats, 70 of which are able to accommodate mega yachts of up to 40 meters and above. 83 more words



It was the 22nd August 2015, the morning of my Turkish Sailing trip with Contiki. I was so excited and ready to spend the next week sailing around the Aegean Sea. 199 more words