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Turkey Chapter 3.

Istanbul is a very old city and a part of the Ottoman empire that was huge in it’s heyday – in fact Turkey did not become it’s own identity until Ataturk took charge after World War I. 916 more words

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The Six-Fingered Man and His Rooster

From the pits of desperation and loneliness the best travel experiences can emerge. One of my most surreal travel experiences came in the Philippines. It was last August and Ahyoung and I met for a vacation. 1,110 more words

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Hip Hop You Don't Stop (Plovdiv Edition) Part 2 of 2

We made our way towards the bathroom and the second we noticed no familiar eyes on us, we booked it. It took some muscle to elbow our way through the jumble of people entering the club and those leaving for a quick smoke. 1,017 more words

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Snapshots of a tourist-free day in Lima

This morning I wandered round a market on Calle Petit Thouars, just around the corner from my hostel on Parque 7 de Junio in Miraflores. I was on my way back from the post office where I had sent postcards to some of you lucky people. 606 more words

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ya wanna try them all? ;)

I am finally not working every minute so hope to post a little more often

I have spent this week in a haze of nostalgia hankering for the land of Oz.  1,421 more words

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