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Monday, 16 May 2011



awesome trip! can't wait to hear/see more of it!


welcome back kirk! lookin forward to reading about some good eats/seeing some great pictures. and great job cathy on holding down the fort! your post on niban made me nostalgic of ucsd...


All my guesses on your whereabouts were wrong! The pictures are great and I can't wait to see more!


Yay!! so glad you are back safe and sound. really excited to read about your adventures. just the overview looks amazing!

ed (from Yuma)

Welcome back -- now Cathy can get some rest. Great photos. I can barely wait for the complete reports.

So when are you getting a TV show like Bourdain?


Welcome back! Beautitful pictures! Can't wait to see more on the trip.


Welcome back! This explains all the turkish food you were posting before you left! The pictures look so pretty. Turkey is definitely on my to-do vacation list.


Welcome back! Cathy did a great job holding down the fort while you were gone but can't wait to see more of your trip. Sigh...if there's anything better than food stories, it's travel stories (unless OF COURSE it's a story about eating in foreign places)!


Wowzers - beautiful photos. Sounds like you had an amazing time.

You'd be so proud of Cathy - she's been doing an amazing job posting :)

Welcome back - can't wait to see more pics

Wandering Chopsticks

Wow. Wow. Wow. That's all I can say, or not say. Welcome back! And as always, I eagerly await your posts.


Nice birthday present! Nice write-up for the trip overview, and I can't wait to read the upcoming posts about your trip.


Hi Kat - I'll try my best once I get my act together!

Hi Sawyer - It's great to hear from you. I hope all is well.

LOL Alyssa! I'm wondering where you guessed????

Thanks Lynnea. The photos pretty much took themselves.

Hi Ed - This was one heck of a trip.

Thanks Carol!

Hi Kirbie - Turkey is a great place for a trip! Folks there are very nice.

Hi Ish - We'll try to do the eating in foreign places thing!

Hi Faye - I think I've said it many times.... I don't think I'd still be doing this blog if Cathy weren't there to help me!

Hi WC - I'm glad you like the photos...... the places were so photogenic that all you do is point and shoot!

Hi Sandy - Hopefully, I'll get my act together and get started soon.... and finish up my China posts too! ;o)


Holy schnickeys, you and Missus give me travel envy. Turkey is on my list and I've only done Santorini. Can't wait for the recap posts!


P.S. You are a brave brave man to take that balloon ride and snap that pic looking down. I am not so brave. I wouldn't even get in the basket of the balloon.

Beyond Timid

That sounds so cool! I ran across your blog through a bubble tea picture, and I gotta say, it looks incredible. I managed to read several posts today, and I'm really impressed.
I've always wanted to see the Basilica Cistern. It looks enchanting in your picture. :D


welcome back kirk! sounds like an amazing trip and your photos are certainly an exciting preview of your upcoming posts! wow!!!!!

Jeff C

awesome post. Cathy's done a fine job filling in for you and Ed. Really great pics and narrative.


Welcome back! Greece and! I've been to Greece a couple of times before, but have not been to Turkey. Can't wait to hear all about it.


Hi Rosa - Full disclosure: the Missus took that photo looking down on the balloon. I don't like heights either; but I will say, the balloon ride is fabulous.

Hi BT - I really loved the Basilica Cistern; wait to you see the photos of the mysterious Meusa Head!

Hi CC - This was one fantastic trip.

Hi Jeffrey - Yes, Cathy always does a great job!

Thanks Reid! Turkey was fantastic! I hope all is well with you.


Wow - nice trip. Funny thing, I just came back from Turkey as well. My husband, myself and a couple of friends hung out in Istanbul and Cappadocia. Seems we hit the same places. The Hagia Sophia was awesome, by far my favorite in Istanbul. I absolutely loved the food in Istanbul and we went on a foodie tour with one of the locals.

Best part of Cappadocia for us was the balloon ride as well.

The Turkish people were great and we had a blast. Glad you had so much fun!!


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