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Gallipoli – An Emotional Tour

Australia celebrates the first time it fought as a nation with the landing of the ANZAC (Australia, New Zealand, Army Corp) troops on the shores of Gallipoli in Turkey. The date was the 25th of April 1915 and this date is now a public holiday to commemorate all wars, Australians…
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Ballooning in the Spectacular Cappadocia Region

Ballooning, in Cappadocia, has been one of the absolute highlights of our round the world adventure so far, and the experience was heightened so much with us having our two children there. In fact, when we left Australia, ballooning in Cappadocia was VERY high on Diane’s ‘must do list’ on…
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Fantastic Goreme in the Cappadocia Region

When you are flying out of Istanbul, you need to be sure as to which airport you are leaving from, as one airport is in Asia, and the other is in Europe and yes, they are a long way apart. I have a titanium knee and it constantly sets the…
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Part 2 – Istanbul, Turkey

We stayed in two places whilst in Istanbul. The first was the AirBnB mentioned in the previous article, the second was a very lovely little boutique hotel called the Rose Garden Suites. The Rose Garden Suites is located only five minutes walk from the Blue Mosque and the Old Town…
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