Category: Turkey

I’m Flying! Paragliding in Fethiye

“Ok now we run! Run please, run, RUN PLEASE!” the instructor screamed in my ear, my little legs running as fast as I could, and before I knew it – they were no longer touching the ground. I was flying. We’d spent the previous hour being picked up from our accommodation in Fethiye, Turkey and making our way to the… Read more →

Observing ANZAC Day at Gallipoli

Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in both Australia and New Zealand that commemorates members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who both served and died in the battle at Gallipoli in World War I. It is held each year on April 25, and is also observed in a number of other countries in Oceania,… Read more →

Traversing Travertines in Pamukkale

“Is it really not snow? Are you sure?!” I asked Mike, looking up towards the gleaming white hill. Even as we began making our way up, the white surface beneath us coarse and rough against our feet, warm spring water trickling downhill – I still couldn’t believe it. We were visiting Pamukkale – a small town in the south-west of… Read more →

Hot Air Ballooning in Cappadocia

Gently rising through the crisp morning air, we huddled together as we gazed out towards the unworldly landscape that surrounded us. Hues of grey, purple, reds, greens and yellows marked the gigantic rock formations that jutted out of the ground. The morning sun was just starting to peek through the clouds, the skies dotted with balloon-shaped silhouettes… Where exactly were… Read more →