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9 06, 2010

Camping in the Bedouin Tents in Negev Desert

By | June 9th, 2010|Categories: Israel|

Who are the Bedouin tribe people? I'm still not all clear of their history. But they are known as a small population of Arab people who are the wanderers of the desert. They stick with their tribal traditions, are strict Muslims, roam the desert with their Camels and Goats. Most are not really educated. A [...]

30 05, 2010

Istanbul to Celcuk

By | May 30th, 2010|Categories: Turkey|

At 9 pm we board the overnight bus to Celcuk in Izmir, south west of Isntabul. The bus was filled with about 20 American college students which sandwiched us in the front and some local Turks behind us.. both parties would NOT shut up throughout the night! The seats werent that comfortable and with their non-sense [...]

26 05, 2010

Party in Taksim Square (Beyoglu)

By | May 26th, 2010|Categories: Turkey|

After some hookah & gettıng to know one another among our group upstaırs - 2 brothers ( Seyıt 26 & brother 36) who are almost done openıng a hotel down the street also called Second Home but more suıte style for students. Also a hostel worker named Hakan who theyre good frıends wıth.. and a [...]

25 05, 2010

Istanbul.. You`re Gorgeous.

By | May 25th, 2010|Categories: Turkey|

We arrıved ın Istanbul 12.30 am. I had arranged wıth our Hostel to arrange a drıver to pıck us up. Everythıng had run smoothly from the start and havıng our cab drıver wıth our name on a sıgn rıght when we got out added to the ıdealıstıc thought that thıs trıp would flow flawlessly. We [...]

23 05, 2010

Backpacking Turkey, Greece, Israel for 3 weeks

By | May 23rd, 2010|Categories: Europe, Middle East|

On ze Road again.. with my dearest Friend, Jujeh, #1 Foodie.. Marissa! ~May 23 - June 11: Starting with an 8 hour Layover in Amsterdam.. running off the plane & hopping on the Subway to town for a few hours, visit Van Gogh museum after some local treats. Backpacking Istanbul, Turkey to taste what's known [...]