Category: turkey

Istanbul – Finding the Essence

My third and final day in Istanbul, and a much sunnier one. Finally, it was starting to look a little brighter on the outside, if not any more colourful. Following a jolly five mile dawn run, and breakfast in the Crowne Plaza hotel lounge, I jumped on a tram to the city’s cultural centre and,…

Turkish Delights – Day One: Queues and Car-sharing

Landing in Bodram Airport was like most other airports – walking off the plane through the suspended corridor and into the arrivals lobby. The floor was an impressive shiny marble. We walked quickly, to be as near to the front of the passport control queue as possible.  But then we hit a huge wall of…