Monthly Archives: June 2014

A weekend in Gündoğmuş

About a month ago Ferda and I made the last minute decision to spend the weekend exploring a part of Antalya (province/il) neither of us had ever been to before.  We had kicked around the idea of going to Olimpos, … Continue reading

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Israel politics/apartheid

Everywhere I went in Israel and Palestine I was warmly welcomed.  However, that is, sadly, not the case for Israelis and Palestinians travelling to the same places.  One thing that Palestinians tried to determine pretty earlier on in any conversion … Continue reading

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Cycling the Negev Desert

How does the Negev differ from the Judean Desert?  Well, most notable are the cultural differences.  Israel uses about 80% (or is it 90%?) of the Negev Desert for military training purposes.  What this means is that, except on weekends … Continue reading

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