Monthly Archives: August 2014

Karakaya Rock Climbing (Sivrihisar, Eskişehir)

On Friday morning I left Antalya by bus to spend the weekend climbing in Karakaya with Ateş and Pınar.  The journey started with a ride from home in the bucket of Kürşat’s cargo bicycle.  He had no trouble navigating the … Continue reading

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Visa run to Kazbegi

In April of this year (2014) Turkey passed a new law, changing how foreigners get and extend visas.  The extension process is more complicated and more expensive than before, and at the beginning no one seemed to know what they … Continue reading

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Auto-touring southwestern Turkey with my parents

For my parents’ last week in Turkey, we rented a car and did a little road trip west of Antalya.  I planned the itinerary, so it included more ruins than most people can handle in a week — Arıkanda, Myra, … Continue reading

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