In the Holy City of Sanliurfa          

     The holy city of Sanliurfa. Click image for more photographs of Sanliurfa. “My name is Hilal which means good friend. And I hope we will be very good friends.” Hilal, a Kurd, is our tour guide in the city of Sanliurfa (glorious Urfa) where our group has just arrived on a two-day trip … Continue reading In the Holy City of Sanliurfa          

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Chiselled Good Looks

  Ahmet Diler, owner of Kirkit Pension. Click image for more photographs of Cappadocia. The imam's morning prayers wake me at half-past five and I tumble out of bed. An hour later, I'm in a wicker basket with a moody American teenager and a clutch of excitable Japanese women. Our pilot fires gas flames into the … Continue reading Chiselled Good Looks