October 01, 2009 GMT
TURKEY 02.10.09 - 15.10.09

welcome to turkey

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Leaving Georgia is as easy as coming in. On the Turkish side the situation is rather different. Darius, as the driver, has to ride through the check post; Jane has to join the queue for passengers. With Hundreds of Georgians crossing the border, Jane has to be patient… Big Georgian Mamas are pushing severely and even more patience has to be applied as the Immigration officer hasn’t got a clue about Jane’s Passport and the Turkish visa. Same confusion awaits me when I’m finally arriving at the Immigration desk for drivers. Luckily, I’m shown where the back door is… That’s the place you want to slide the passport in one of the officers hands (I pretended that I didn’t know the drill and didn’t fold in some Euros…) and get it back within minutes.
Few more checking of our passports and some questions about our green card insurance followed by some more checking of our passports before we’re finally free to go.

ofcourse kebab


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Tight visa regulations for Jane (only 15 days) are forcing us to speed up through turkey and to visit only a few places.


sumela monastery


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frescoes in the sumela monastery


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phantastic landscape in northern turkey

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colors in the turkish mountains


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jane posing in the turkish mountains

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us in kappadokia

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the legendary cave bar in goereme


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kappadokia


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long shadows in kappadokia


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goereme at night


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the local speciality: kappadokian "testư kebab"


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back to zero again

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no turkey without efes

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the library of celsus in ephesus


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everyone wants to take the better picture...


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pitstop at the ancient public toilet, hehehe

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good bye turkey


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Posted by Darius Skrzypiec at 07:56 AM GMT
 


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