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ERZURUM THEODOPOLIS PUSHKIN AND I

Pushkin travelled to Erzurum from the fortress at Kars while I took the route over the Pontic Mountains from Trabzon. OK there was nearly a 200 year time difference. There have been so few documented well known travellers to Erzurum … Continue reading

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TRABZON TRABIZOND

Istanbul’s second airport Gokcen is so far out of town the cost of the taxi there is higher than the cost of any plane ticket, flying domestically with Pegasus is incredibly cheap. I looked around my fellow passengers and noted … Continue reading

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