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Sikkim, The Secret Land of Himalayas


The world is a beautiful place with much to be amazed and impressed by. However some places are made more special by it’s spirit and by the people that accompany you through the journey. This trip to Sikkim, the Secret … Continue reading

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Sikkim reflections 2


The mountains float in the sky. As I walked to the rock, I could see only a mist on both sides. I sat in silence for some time as the morning chilled my hands and the sun warmed my back. … Continue reading

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Animals of Turkey… A picture montage of furry friends from Turkey


A picture montage of all the furry buddies we’ve met in Turkey

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Turkey trip log Day 12


Day 12 The day began with meeting a kitten who I shall call Mr. Sultanahmet. Mr. Sultanahmet #catsofistanbul #catsofturkrey #catsofinstagram #cats #istanbul #turkey A post shared by Steve Dakhe (@sdakhe) on Aug 18, 2014 at 5:38am PDT He was at … Continue reading

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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 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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