May 2016

TROY AND THE TROJAN HORSE

DATE: 20 March 2016 We did not have the chance to tour Izmir town. Right after breakfast we carried on our journey to yet another archaeological site, that of Troy. This would be our last site visit [...]

EPHESUS IN SELCUK, TURKEY

DATE: 19 March 2016 (Saturday) It was drizzling when we left Ozturk Hotel in Pamukkale, and then it rained all the way to Selcuk. We passed by miles and miles of fruit orchards on both sides of the [...]

PAMUKKALE, TURKEY

DATE: 18 March 2016 (Friday) While having breakfast (at Ozturk Hotel), we were approached by Ismail, a relative of the hotel owner. Ismail runs a tour agency and he talked us into taking a half-day [...]

WEEKEND IN HAT YAI, THAILAND

DATE: 1-2 May 2016 Sometimes Nik interrupts my travel blog postings. I have two more postings on our trip to Turkey, but, my other half wants to share our experience crossing into Thailand by land. [...]