Monthly Archives: January 2020

Sunday – 22/12/2019 | Şanlıurfa

Today, our plan was to do the remaining sites of Şanlıurfa which was Harran (a town 43km away), Eyyüp Peygamber Makamı, the Fortress and the Urfa Castle. It didn’t take us long to discover that public transport was the way to get to places. We caught a bus outside the hotel and set out on […]

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Saturday – 21/12/2019 | Istanbul to Şanlıurfa

After barely making our 7:30am flight and watching the sunrise in the Turkish sky, I slept for the full duration of our two hour flight. Just before we landed we flew over mountains that were covered in snow. It was absolutely breathtaking. Şanlıurfa’s airport is really small so we walked from the plane to the […]

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Friday – 20/12/2019 | Jeddah to Istanbul

The transit in Jeddah was exhausting. There was no comfortable place to sleep so when I decided I would like go sleep, I spent three hours tossing and turning trying to get comfortable. Me during the transit: This too shall pass. This too shall pass. This too shall pass. This too shall pass. This too […]

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Thursday – 19/12/2019 | Johannesburg to Jeddah

I love the airport, I’m the kind of person who says “let’s go to the airport” when my friends ask what I want for supper. These outings to the airport are always bittersweet though because we aren’t catching flights. So today, when I got to ORT, I was ecstatic. It was time to catch flights […]

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We go ✈️ 2020

Here’s ten things I want to appreciate from 2019 Family. Friends. I lost some, made some new ones and learnt that the people who are meant to be in your life, will always be there. Sunsets. I spent a lot of time watching sunsets (and then going home to read maghrib) and I had the […]

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