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24 Hours In Istanbul

24 Hours In Istanbul Turkey Istanbul | 24 Hours In Istanbul Turkey We were in Istanbul 10 years ago and I really did not like it. I don’t know why, maybe it was because I had the flu or maybe it was because we stayed in crappy accommodation but I just did not like it. I was determined that this time I would have a fresh look and give Istanbul another chance, after all it is one of the worlds ‘gre...
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The Dogu Express Across Turkey

The Dogu Express Across Turkey The Dogu Express Across Turkey Catching The Dogu Express From Kars To Ankara When I was researching the easiest way to get from Georgia to Eastern Europe overland the most straightforward way was to travel through Turkey. I then kept coming across vague referrals to a train that crossed Turkey - the Dogu Express. So it was the Dogu Express it was - a 30 hour journey...
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Kars | A Few Days In Kars Turkey

A Few Days In Kars TurkeyAnd Visiting The Ancient Ruins Of Ani Kars | A Few Days In Kars Turkey And Visiting The Ancient Ruins Of Ani Travelling From Hopa To Kars In Far Eastern Turkey How To Get From Hopa To Kars I am not sure what I expected on this journey but we travelled through the most spectacular countryside, towering mountains and deep gorges with rushing rivers. We climbed to nearly 250...
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Georgia To Turkey On A Bus

Travelling Georgia To TurkeyOn A Bus Georgia To Turkey (On A Bus) Chaos At The Border...And Torrential Rain Tbilisi Georgia - Hopa Turkey 495KMS / 12 Hours In a perfect world we would have taken a direct route from Tbilisi to Kars our destination in Turkey through Armenia, however relations between Turkey and Armenia are tense to say the least and the borders are all closed. So we had to trek the ...
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Exploring Georgia

Georgia Tbilisi
Exploring Georgia(The Country) Exploring Georgia (The Country) The Oldest wine producing country in the world (and ChaCha!) In any country in the world that uses mini buses to ferry people around there is a general rule - there is always room for one more. This is no exception Azerbaijan, we departed Sheki on a packed mini bus bound for Balakan the town the closest to the Azerbaijan - Georgia bor...
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