Tag Archives: Istanbul

Istanbul cats

Nine years ago I was in Rome Italy, and I was struck by how many stray cats were wandering about the Colosseum. Yet the number of stray cats there barely rivals those in Istanbul! From the time I arrived to … Continue reading

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Tonight I’m gonna bathe like it’s 1584

Now, if you’ve never had a massive jug of foamy water poured across your naked form on a hot stone table, I highly recommend the experience. Continue reading

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September rain

The highlight of the trip, Bran Castle, was behind us, but new highlights that bore no anticipation awaited us. Continue reading

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