Monthly Archives: April 2020

Five winter days in Aladağlar with İsmet and Alper

Training for Nepal, part one. I wanted to call this post “skiing in Aladağlar”, and, well, the week started with skiing, but it didn’t end with skiing. I took an overnight bus from Antalya to Niğde and arrived at Recep’s … Continue reading

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A couple winter days in Eskişehir

For my last post, I felt like I couldn’t say enough good things about Konya.  Less than a week later Ferda and I (with her parents too!) were in Eskişehir.  This post will be a little more subdued.  I certainly … Continue reading

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Konya and the whirling dervishes

Konya, wow!  How come I had never been here before?  It’s not far from Antalya, and for a number of years Ferda and I had looked at the schedule for the annual Şeb-i Arus festival to try and coordinate a … Continue reading

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