Monthly Archives: February 2013

Gallipoli

To be added later …. Ed

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Sofia , Bulgaria

It seems we attract tensions on our travels so far ,more on that later . Last weekend we decided to travel to Bulgaria , while we are waiting for the now infamous Iranian Visa process , and we are still … Continue reading

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Squeal like a piggy

Trying to keep expenses under wraps is difficult when you head out for an afternoon sight seeing only to end up with carpets , fez hats and other non essentials mostly made in China. ! Keeping off the touristy areas … Continue reading

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Istanbul

Flying out off Amman on Turkish Airlines , what a difference , Bliss ! European airline of the year . We had experienced two of the most scariest flights due to turbulence on Eygpt Air , into Cairo and Amman … Continue reading

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Lots of Castles and Jarash.

  After spending the previous day touring around Petra we took the advice from our driver Fadi too take a three hour sight seeing trip the next day. We started off at 9am travelling east on the kings highway heading … Continue reading

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Overview of Amman and Jordan

Area to stay, definitely the old city center , value for money for accommodation and you get to experience the local cuisine at local prices . The new 5th circle area has all the attractions of a modern city , … Continue reading

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Petra

Traveling to Petra reminded me a little to visiting Taroko Gorge in Taiwan . We had chosen a very cold day , and the mountain roads were closed as recently as last Sunday and Monday from snowfall . The mountain … Continue reading

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The Quiet American

Approachable ,out going chaps that we are ,we welcome fellow travellers with open arms . We struck up a conversation with a middle aged American who happened to be staying in the same salubrious lodgings as ourselves. Discussion ran along … Continue reading

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Giza Pyramids & Sphinx

After haggling our taxi driver a reasonable price to take us to the Pyramids . This is a pastime in Eygpt! We set off at 8 am in order to avoid noon rush ( not that there was any ) … Continue reading

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