Category: Asia

You feeding the carp

I don’t remember your name

He came to my aid when I was questioned by Turkish guards. Then he spent the day showing me around his home town. He was one of those people that make travelling so wonderful. Yet I can’t remember his name.

Lamps at the Grand Bazaar

In pictures: Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar

The colourful Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is billed as one of the craziest marketplaces in the world. Visiting it is certainly is an experience. Be prepared to spend, or have some good excuses.

Bright sky and pools at Pamukkale

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Visiting Pamukkale made me really, really happy. It is such a beautiful, natural sight and I’d never seen anything like it. The white cliffs trickling with warm water from the hot springs below the ground are spectacular. In case you never have the chance to see it for yourself, this is what it’s all about.

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In Pictures: Looking Back on Vietnam

A couple of weeks ago, I met a friend for coffee and he handed me a copy of Graham Greene’s A Quiet American. “I thought you might like it to read it,” he said. At the time, I knew nothing about…