Monthly Archives: August 2014

Turkey trip log… Day 11


We said good-bye to Ipomea at 8 am. Our driver was 30 minutes late and flew through the mountain roads at breakneck speed to get us to the airport. He didn’t really acknowledge that he was late, but made sure … Continue reading

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Turkey trip log … Day 10


Met the morning at Serce. On the walk to the bathrooms saw an eel hunting from it’s burrow. Amazing sight as I’ve never seen one aside from aquariums and tv. It is beautiful and creepy at the same time.¬† Inna … Continue reading

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Turkey trip log… Day 9


Woke up around 9 am. The morning sun was blasting and the night was hot. We were still the only boat at Phoenix. There were huge schools of fish circling around Ipomea. I got fins, mask, and snorkel¬†and swam with … Continue reading

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Turkey trip log Day 7


This was a slow and relaxing start of the day. We woke up moored at Sailors Paradise to goat sounds and rooster’s calls. After a nice swim we relaxed on deck. As the breakfast was being prepared and I was … Continue reading

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Turkey trip log Day 6


Woke up in Sugut around 9 and took a walk to the village for some produce. After a nice swim we sailed out and had breakfast in the middle of the bay. On the way we pulled into the bay … Continue reading

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Turkey trip log Day 5


Woke up to the lapping of the waves at a nice small marina in Ciftlik. First breakfast at sea was a bit rocky but delicious. Coffee (Americano style), eggs, cucumbers and tomatoes and some sandwiches. Headed out to Sugut. The … Continue reading

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Turkey trip log Day 4


The day began in Selcuk with a visit to St John’s church and burial place and a castle. It is located on top of the hill where St John said to have written his gospel. We also got to make … Continue reading

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Turkey trip log Day 3


On day 3 we found us ourselves waking up in Bergama at a charming hotel Acropolis Guest house and treated to breakfast by a sweet old lady who was proud of her home grown olives and home made peach jam. … Continue reading

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Turkey trip log Day 2 continued …


Taking the ferry to Chanakkale from Eceabat. We caught it the last minute and were the last car on. And we crossed Dardanelles. Our view during lunch on the way to Troy (Truva). Found this gem of a place by … Continue reading

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Turkey trip log … Day 2


Breakfast companion in Istanbul

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