Monthly Archives: September 2014

Climbing and snorkeling in Kaş

Every since seeing Kaputaş Beach from the road with my parents, I’ve wanted to go back there.  It’s a beautiful stretch of white sand and turquoise water, hemmed in by steep cliffs.  Then I learned that there’s climbing in the … Continue reading

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A Picnic on Mt. Ararat

If you like mountaineering books, I recommend No Picnic on Mt. Kenya about two Italian mountaineers who were prisoners of war during World War 2 at the base of Mt. Kenya.  They saved some of the their daily rations, made … Continue reading

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Backpacking in Sarıkamış

After climbing at Karakaya I had almost a week before I was supposed to meet some friends in Doğubayazıt.  I spent a couple nights in Ankara and then went to Sarıkamış for a short backpack trip.  At the last minute … Continue reading

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