Monthly Archives: November 2011

Travelling around Turkey – a few handy hints

Turkey is a vast country with thousands of historical and scenic attractions.  Kalkan, where we live when in Turkey, has more than its fair share of places to visit in the locality but to start to understand the sheer size … Continue reading

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The Madness of Building in Turkey

We have a villa in Turkey where we have been living for up to six months a year for the past five years.  Its nothing grand but it does have three balconies, a sun terrace on the roof and our … Continue reading

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An Amtrak Adventure – San Francisco to Seattle

[Part 1 of this story covered joining the Southwest Chief in Chicago, a bit of an adventure in itself, and settling in for a two night and three day journey.  In part 2 we travelled through Kansas, Colorado and new … Continue reading

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An Amtrak Adventure – Los Angeles to San Francisco

[Part 1 of this story covered joining the Southwest Chief in Chicago, a bit of an adventure in itself, and settling in for a two night and three day journey.  In part 2 we travelled through Kansas, Colorado and new … Continue reading

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An Amtrak Adventure – Albuquerque to Los Angeles

[Part 1 of this story covered joining the Southwest Chief in Chicago, a bit of an adventure in itself, and settling in for a two night and three day journey.  In part 2 we travelled through Kansas, Colorado and New … Continue reading

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An Amtrak Adventure – Kansas City to Albuquerque

[Part 1 of this story covered joining the Southwest Chief in Chicago, a bit of an adventure in itself, and settling in for a two night and three day journey.  In part 2 we travel through Kansas, Colorado and New … Continue reading

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An Amtrak Adventure – Leaving Chicago

It’s Tuesday 6th September 2011 and we’re looking forward to a long train journey from the Mid West to the West Coast of the US of A on the Amtrak California Zephyr. We’d been staying in Chicago for a week … Continue reading

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