Travel Diaries: Turkey Category

Tuesday – 24/12/2019 | Kuşadası & Pamukkale

On Tuesday morning, we had breakfast on the fifth floor of our hotel. We were barely awake but when we saw the view from the restaurant, our minds were blown. It was beautiful. It looked like a scene out of a movie. It had multi-coloured houses on the one side and the beautiful blue ocean […]

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Monday – 23/12/2019 | Şanlıurfa to İzmir

This was our last morning in Şanlıurfa so we went back to Balıklıgöl. We were looking for these ladies who wrote your name on a ceramic plate but unfortunately they were closed. We sat on the edge of the lake watching the fish in the water. My sister left her glasses on her lap so […]

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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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