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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.


Turkey summons German envoy over spying claims

Turkey said it had summoned the German ambassador Monday to demand an explanation for reports that Berlin has been spying on the country for years. 217 more words


Polls open in Turkey presidential election

Polling stations across Turkey opened on Sunday in the country´s first-ever direct presidential election that is expected see Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweep to victory as head of state. 26 more words