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Scottish Highlands

Scotland – Highlands

We had grand plans leaving Stonehaven Castle of travelling through the beautiful scenery of the Scottish Highlands in the Cairngorms National Park, however light had left us long before…

Stonehaven Castle

Scotland – St. Andrews and Stonehaven Castle

As we continued our counter-clockwise quick drive around central Scotland, after visiting Glasgow and Stirling Castle, we made it to the town of St. Andrews, which I have always…

Olympos – Hippy Tree Houses, Mediterranean and Roman Ruins

We arrived at the Saban Treehouse Pension after sunset last night, so this morning was our first opportunity to properly see the area. It was a surprisingly large…

Kaputas to Chimera – Heaven and Hell

Speaking of Hell, it was the worst night sleep in a very long time. We spent the night searching for and killing mosquitos, even with all the windows…

Kayaköy and Patara – Modern Ruins and Sand Dunes

Yesterday was a hectic day, so today was relaxed, with a late (9:30AM) breakfast and a nice swim in the pool in the hotel before checking out at…

Ruins, Paradise Found and Mud Baths

We continued further along the Datça Peninsula towards the ruins of Knidos. The road passed through several small villages, but the road was more utilitarian than scenic, so…

First taste of the Mediterranean

OK, so technically it isn’t the Mediterranean yet, but rather the Aegean Sea. Forgive me. Not surprising considering how late we finished yesterday, but it was a struggle…

The Brilliant White Terraces of Pamukkale

It was quite a drive we had ahead of us today, driving nearly 250km inland to see the world heritage site of Pamukkale, and then driving back to…

Ancient Roman City of Ephesus

As we believe that we are short on time, we decided to make our way out of Istanbul by air, rather than the much cheaper, but much much…

Day 154 – Port Arthur

I thought that by parking next to a 2m high shrub on the side of a cliff last night we’d have some buffeting from the winds. It was…