Tag Archives: Cities

Crazy, but in a good way: Welcome to Portland!

I’ve done things in Portland I never thought I’d ever do. Maybe it’s something about this place – the blend of bohemianism and hedonism that gives the city it’s reputation for being, well, a little bit weird. Whatever it is, … Continue reading

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More photos of San Francisco

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I’ve got a blog post brewing about Yosemite, but I’m tired and don’t have a lot of time, so here’s some more shots of the very photogenic San Francisco.

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Out with a bang in Istanbul

I arrived in Istanbul on the overnight bus, which was made a terrible experience by a thing called allocated seats. Is it really to much to ask to sit where I want? When I’m on a coach, I like to … Continue reading

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At last, Istanbul…

Words tomorrow.

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Country #13 – Turkey!

From Ikaria I island-hopped via Samos onto the Turkish mainland. I didn’t stop in Samos, I just had a few hours to wonder round, and just enough time for a quick dip in the sea, and then it was time … Continue reading

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The Acropolis

I stopped in Athens for a few days, mostly due to lack of imagination. I couldn’t decide where else to go in Greece. Athens has a bit of a mixed reputation among travellers: some say it’s definitely worth a visit, … Continue reading

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Back road into Albania

The border crossing from Montenegro into Albania was the most contrasted yet: no sooner had I passed border control than the smooth road turned to dusty gravel, with a pack of goats to negotiate. I had secured a car transfer … Continue reading

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