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From Greece to Armenia: a quick (motorized) journey across Turkey

Be warned, however, that we didn’t go to either Greece or Armenia. We could see the Greek island of Samos from Özdere, where we spent the kurban bayramı holiday with Ferda’s parents. Does that count? Defne and I had a … Continue reading

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The sites of Divriği in a week

Divriği’s pretty out of the way, but tourists do make it out here to visit the Ulu Camii and Darüşşifası.  Never heard of them, have you?  Well, no one else has either.  The only reason anyone knows about this building … Continue reading

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Tufanbeyli to Divriği via Darende: apricots, mosques, and Anatolian hospitality

Wow, this section was really fun.  The scenery wasn’t great, it was fairly windy and too hot, but the people were wonderful, the apricots were plentiful and tasty, there were things to see, and the mosques, well, the mosques were … Continue reading

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