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Those Who Find Themselves in Gaziantep

Many times people ask me, “Why are you here?” They don’t mean it in the sense that they want to know my reasons for moving here and what made me decide to live abroad – they ask it in genuine bafflement. 1,102 more words


Philistines from the North?

Recently, people have been asking Prof. Aren Maeir, excavator at the ancient site of Gath (Tell es-Safi), about a news article that claims the Philistines originated in southern Turkey. 30 more words

Biblical Studies

Isa Bey Mosque

I wanted to stop in Selçuk to see two religious sites, both relating to Christ. Selçuk is home to the Basilica of St John, the burial site of the disciple John and the mosque of İsa Bey, which incorporates both Islamic and Greco-Roman architecture. 2,062 more words


A Voyage on the Sea

There are times we feel the need to seek adventure.

The inspiration to leave the comfort of our everyday surroundings may come from anywhere – a necessary shift to change our habits and cycles, a feeling of impending complacency, or simply an urge to share a unique moment with loved ones. 193 more words


An equestrian getaway

This photo was captured during a more quiet moment while I visited Turkey.   My cousin greeted each morning on this beautiful creature. Long rides on the beach are not uncommon around these parts.   46 more words


S A I L I N G - T U R K E Y

We chartered a yacht in southern Turkey for a week, we had little experience, it went surprisingly well.


It’s not quite the normal refreshing morning swim on a 37 degree day. We find ourselves lucky enough to be cooling off in this slice of paradise in southern Turkey.