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Crossing a border to change district

CYPRUS | Fri, 30 May 2014 | By ignacio | Views [29]

Nicosia looks quite like a normal city when you arrive there. You may be shocked by the fact that you may find more Greek flags than Cypriot ones, but actually except for the fact that they drive on their left it looks completely like a Greek city. The ... Read more >

Tags: border, cyprus, greece, greek, lefkosia, nicosia, travel, turkey, turkish

Photos: Istanbul

TURKEY | Sun, 11 May 2014 | By voyage_voyage | Photo Gallery

December 2013
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Tags: istanbul, turkey

Falling in Love Again

CZECH REPUBLIC | Thu, 16 Jan 2014 | By joannawong | Views [119]

Prague just continues to amaze me. And life just continues to surprise me. Something like today where I was completely blown away at Vysehrad, where this beautiful city was prophesised. I hadn't expected too much of it, having seen it on a boat cruise ... Read more >

Tags: cities, czech republic, europe, friends, outdoors, random strangers, reflections, turkey, winter

Vitim or Bust

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Mon, 14 Oct 2013 | By newbold | Views [133]

This was a trip with 3 mates from Athens to Vladivostok on motorcycles.    Mine was a 25 year old yamaha xt600 tenere.  The others were on almost new suzuki dr650s and a 2005 bmw 600 x-challenge. The trip was from April 25 'til ... Read more >

Tags: iran, iraq, kazakhstan, mongolia, pamir, siberia, tajikistan, turkey, yamaha

If things don't go right, turn left.

TURKEY | Wed, 7 Aug 2013 | By uncommoncheros | Views [618]

Well, after a few days of exploration in and around Moscow, we found out that we had issues with our visa's for Kazakhstan. After three months of being told everything was going ok we found out on monday that all our files had been lost (appearently ... Read more >

Tags: istanbul, moscow, turkey


TURKEY | Tue, 2 Jul 2013 | By subranu | Views [164]

Swansea to London to Istanbul to Cappadocia to Istanbul to Dalaman to Marmaris to Dalaman to Istanbul to London to Swansea. Whew! Never thought we'd do this much in a week. Then again, what's life without spontaneity? On a more serious note, this ... Read more >

Tags: blue mosque, cappadocia, dalaman, hagia sophia, istanbul, marmaris, pamukkale, photography, travel, turkey


TURKEY | Tue, 2 Jul 2013 | By alvise | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Hi everybody, I'm Alvise Busetto I live in Venice and I'm an amateur photographer. I discover the powerful of photography during a small trip in Paris when I was 16 and when I come back home I decided to increase my knowledge in this wonderful art. In ... Read more >
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Tags: istanbul, travel, travel photography scholarship 2013, turkey

Turkish Resolve

TURKEY | Fri, 29 Mar 2013 | By r8chel | Views [68]

Mert squirmed in front of me, focusing on the plastic nozzle. Huffing and puffing smoke as though it could save his life. He had taken me to the legendary mermaid’s bay, where he asserted in his deep slow voice, “A fisherman found her, ... Read more >

Tags: bats, broken toe, macho, mermaids bay, turkey

Photos: My Scholarship entry - Lake Cildir

TURKEY | Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By lake_cildir | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am a psychologist and worked with disabled children for a couple of years. They had disabilities in various areas such as concentration, talking and learning. Working with them provided me with insight and the ability of observation. I used my camera ... Read more >
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Tags: boat, clouds, lake cildir, meadow, mountains, sun, turkey


TURKEY | Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By nadiamar | Views [261]

The Backgammon (tavla) is the most popular table game in Turkey. There are special places usually attended only by men, where they play and chat accompanied by Turkish traditional tea for couple of hours. This picture was taken in a small village called ... Read more >

Tags: backgammon, eastern anatolia, tavla, travel photography scholarship 2012, turkey

Photos: Turkish Delight

TURKEY | Thu, 13 Dec 2012 | By indeliblink | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

My long-standing love affair with photography began in high school, where my affection blossomed in the dark room as I discovered the beauty of black and white and spent countless hours on photo shoots with my best friend as a model. Those early impressions ... Read more >
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Tags: cappadocia, hot air balloon, landscape, rock dwellings, sunrise, turkey

Photos: Travel Photography Scholarship 2012entry

TURKEY | Tue, 13 Nov 2012 | By samirius | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

people i can connect with easily. i am likable which makes for a formidable power when in a foreign country taking pictures. living in tanzania has its disadvantages, as there isnt much known about people here, and what they may posses in terms of talent, ... Read more >
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Tags: batman, hasankeyf, heritage, muslims, ruins, turkey

Athens - Day 1 - Welcome to Athens

GREECE | Fri, 20 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [417]

I still can't make up my mind about the transportation system in Turkey. There is something like 10,000km worth of railway tracks in the country and none of it goes anywhere I want to go. The only way to get from Çanakkale to Istanbul is by a 6-7 hour ... Read more >

Tags: athens, bus, canakkale, istanbul, turkey

Death and Glory in Canakkale

TURKEY | Wed, 18 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [628]

Oh Troy, your tales of heroism, my childhood fantasies, I'll be enthralled till the days of lost memories. In my thoughts, your story sounds like the melody that sweetly play through my childhood dreams. Homer, it's all your fault. Putting all sorts ... Read more >

Tags: ancient history, canakkale, gallipoli, troy, turkey

Istanbul - Day 5 - Education, Education, Intimate Massage

TURKEY | Sat, 14 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [2829] | Comments [3]

Last day in Istanbul. Four days of walking around a lot and my feet hurt. So today will be taking in some museums and a chance to relax before a blitz through the Marmara region. Starting with the Mosiac Museum. In 1933 excavators discovered a ... Read more >

Tags: istanbul, massage, mosaic, museums, sauna, turkey

Istanbul - Day 4 - A lesson in Byzantine Constantinople

TURKEY | Fri, 13 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [484]

Just as Istanbul is built on two different continents, it's history is dominated by the two great empires of Byzantine and Ottoman. Having spent the last two days exploring Ottoman themed tours, today I'll take in some Byzantine history. Actually, ... Read more >

Tags: bazaar, byzantine, constantine, grand, istanbul university, istandbul, sightseeing, turkey, walking tour

Istanbul - Day 3 - 19th Century Istanbul

TURKEY | Thu, 12 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [466]

Today, I'll do a walking tour of some sights related to the later Ottoman period. Staring the tour with a tram ride to Eminonu, the last stop before Galata Bridge. I decided to walk across the upper level on the way over, so that I could walk on ... Read more >

Tags: galata, istanbul, scams, sightseeing, tower, turkey, unesco, walking tour

Istanbul - Day 2 - Ottoman Istanbul

TURKEY | Wed, 11 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [211]

Today, I have to walk 10 minutes just to get my breakfast, due to the botch up of day 1 where I'm not at the hotel I booked. I also have to carry my stuff with me as I was going to insist the hotel give me another room, which they do. It seems good ... Read more >

Tags: blue mosque, haghia sophia, istanbul, palace, sightseeing, turkey, unesco, walking tour

Istanbul - Day 1

TURKEY | Tue, 10 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [335]

Today, I'm flying from Krakow to Istabul via Warsaw. I'd failed to heed the warnings about trains getting cancelled or delayed without warning and took the last possible train to the airport. The train is delayed by 30 minutes and as I sit there waiting ... Read more >

Tags: istanbul, scams, turkey

Touchdown in Turkey

TURKEY | Tue, 24 Apr 2012 | By sophv | Views [430] | Comments [3]

Two bleary eyed Australian girls touched down in İstanbul, Turkey at midday on the 18th of April to begin our grand adventure, and walked out of the airport straight into Turkey's first duststorm in 25 years. Despite having done a small amount of preparation, ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, turkey

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