antalya | day one

by karen

posted November 2, 2011

category en route

september 27, 2011 (travel day)
The day started off crazy early, after a bit of a rough night. We went to bed around 11pm but something I ate (likely the yummy but greasy kofte ki-something) did not sit well and…

göreme | day four

by karen

posted November 2, 2011

category en route

september 26, 2011
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This was our last full day in Göreme and it started super early with a 5:15am pick-up for a hot air balloon ride. They brought us to the office to have coffee and bread/cookies…

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göreme | day three

by karen

posted November 2, 2011

category en route

september 25, 2011
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Today we opted for the “green tour” which is one of the standard tours offered by most cappadocian operators. We usually prefer to do things on our own but wanted to go to a…

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göreme | day two

by karen

posted November 1, 2011

category en route

september 24, 2011
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Today after a similar breakfast we set out on a hiking adventure. We hiked back out to where we started our hike to Göreme open air museum and found the trailhead for rose and…

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göreme | day one

by karen

posted October 30, 2011

category en route

september 23, 2011
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Today was our first day on our month-long Turkish adventure. First order of business, we had breakfast – we both got “turkish breakfasts”. This consists of slices of bread, cheese, tomato, cucumber, and a…

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apologies…

by karen

posted September 30, 2011

category en route

Apologies for the lack of updates! We’re into the second week of our trip and our third location. Everything has been amazing so far, we’ve taken tons of photos and need some downtime to go through them to get some up on the Internet. Stay tuned…

tick tock…

by karen

posted September 20, 2011

category planning, pre-trip

Well, here we are one day away from the first leg of our 5-plus month travel odyssey! While I always feel like there is tons left to do (what about all the research I never got to do on all these places? Weren’t we going to try to learn more Turkish?), in reality there’s not […]

getting ready…

by karen

posted September 18, 2011

category planning, pre-trip

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a taste of south africa

by karen

posted September 15, 2011

category earlier travels

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explore. dream. discover.

by karen

posted September 15, 2011

category planning

“Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain