Turkey

Getting the Ferry to Rhodes from Marmaris

June 20, 20130 Comments

We had filled our stomachs and our livers at the Marmaris all inclusive experience and were in dire need of some activity to get ourselves back on the move both physically and mentally. We planned our getaway to Greece to try a bit of island life and were looking forward to some blue skies, blue […]

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Marmaris All Inclusive for Flashpackers

June 12, 20132 Comments

Our time of playing house in Turkey was coming to an end  and it was time to start travelling again.  Our original plan was to resume our tour of Eastern Europe, but in discussion, we both decided that the time was not right for this little part of our journey. We opted instead to try […]

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Male Pampering, Getting a Shave in Turkey

June 10, 20132 Comments

We have got used to having our hair removed by other men.  This is not some sexual fantasy, but merely the fact that getting a true wet shave with a cut throat razor feels like a bit of cheap pampering when you are on the road. We have been shaved by a one legged barber […]

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Turkish Street Food , Markets and Costs

June 3, 20131 Comment

We spent nearly two months in Turkey, spoiling ourselves with the decadence of a week in Istanbul before making our way to the southern coast for a break from travel as we rented an apartment for two months. While we were not able to sample anything in terms of fine dining on our flashpacking budget, […]

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A Day at Sea from Fethiye

May 31, 20130 Comments

You cannot really visit any of the resorts on Turkey’s southern coasts without at least once hopping on board a boat and exploring the coves and little beaches that hide away from the madding crowds of the main resorts of Fethiye, Calis, Marmaris and Bodrum.  In fact it is a must. The trick is finding […]

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