Category Archives: Turkey

This is my journal for our Turkey trip.

Flashback: Italy 2001

This particular travel blog is actually a series of quick notes that I had planned to expand on once we got back, but life got busy and it never came about. Now nearly 20 years later I found the notes … Continue reading

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1976- Dreams, Jobs, & Love (Part 3)

Monday afternoon we started rehearsals for Barefoot in the Park. I had been waiting for that mother-in-law part all summer. Right in the middle of a big monologue, Bud stuck his head up the stairs to the rehearsal room, located … Continue reading

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1976- Dreams, Jobs, & Love (Part 2)

The heat in Boston was intense and it drove us onto the Cape a day early. Provincetown was exciting, vivid and packed. I have to laugh when I remember our last dinner there. We sat at a bar overlooking the … Continue reading

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1976- Dreams, Jobs & Love

In 1968 Caroline met Mike, who she married the following year, but the years leading up to their marriage and child were quite an adventure and perhaps one of the most eventful periods of her life. Combining her skills as … Continue reading

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The beginning of our Florida family visit- Wonderful!–But the ending was tragic.

All the tickets and reservation times seemed to gel together and our neighbor Jane, is driving us to out new airport terminal. Our flight to Miami, Florida was over four flights using some home miles to ease into first class … Continue reading

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Turkey: the Final Tour

Friday 6-21-12 Essentially wending our way back to Istanbul, we headed to Assos and the Caravansy Hotel by the sea. Our concierge graciously booked 2 days at this wonderful rustic resort that looked over the bay and up a hill … Continue reading

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Final Journey through Turkey: Part 3 redo

Friday 6-21-12 The ride down the hills to Assos was long and hazardous but we made it and checked into our third floor room-with-balcony. Only eight rooms had a view-with-balcony, which had a heavy overhang to keep out the weather … Continue reading

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Journal of Two Independent Travelers: Turkey– Redo 2

Friday 10-14-10 After breakfast we headed for Goreme and the outdoor World Heritage Site. It seemed like we climbed up and down mountains touring the caves: the home sites, church sites, business sites and a monastery. The Greek Orthodox settled … Continue reading

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Journal of Two Independent Travelers: Turkey– Redo

In the beginning, there was research and planning….. We argued. Mike wanted to see Turkey and I wanted to revisit Spain and France. Three different travel guides discussed the attitude of the male Turk toward the female which add up … Continue reading

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Journey Through Turkey: Part 7

Monday 6-24-12 After breakfast served by our friendly, English speaking host, we left for Istanbul. Stopping first in Sarky for a wine adventure, but again, no tasting, no tour, wine sales only. Very frustrating to my wine educated husband whose … Continue reading

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