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Selcuk and the Goddess of Abundance

After four intensely enjoyable days we departed Istanbul, taking the ferry to Bandirma, the train to Izmir ( Alsancak station ), a taxi to Izmir’s Basmane station, and from there another train to Selcuk. It was somewhat convoluted and a … Continue reading

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First signs of Spring

The crocuses were absolutely spectacular at the markets on the weekend. In their classic yellow, white and purple colors, they herald the first hurrah of Spring. Not that we had such a bad winter in New York this year, but … Continue reading

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