No, I consumed no turkey in Turkey. Chicken indeed, fish and olives in abundance, however.
The church on the cliff in Amasra, Turkey, on the Black Sea coast, was built in the early AD’s, then destroyed, rebuilt, then turned into a mosque, then back into a church, saw medieval castle walls rise around it and crumble away, and then turned into a mosque again. Turkey’s Black Sea coast has patientlyContinue reading “Empires Come, Empires Go”
The minibus from Rize, Turkey got me to Camlihensin, and in that wonderful little mountain town in the Firtina valley I jumped in a van whose driver was apparently accepting money for rides. (The music selection on the radio was all his, I soon discovered) Finally, I made it to the day’s destination, the MiddleContinue reading “A Good Place to Get Stranded”