S: Ian & Kevin's: Turkey & Amsterdam - 2011
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FC: Amsterdam & .......Turkey - 2011 Turkey & | 2011 | Ian & Kevin's:
1: AMSTERDAM | NETHERLANDS | ARRIVED 13 APRIL 2011 | YEG-->YYZ-->AMS
2: Hallo from Amsterdam. We've never seen more bikes before! We've rented two & getting around on them has been fun, quick & safe. Bikes are like holy cows here, you don't dare hit one! Bye! | Anne Frankhuis | Diamond Museum | Royal Palace | Vondelpark | Central Library | Tulip Museum | Poffertjes Haus | Floating Chinesse Palace | Ferry Station
3: our nifty hotel: the NH Galaxy | N.E.M.O.
5: interesting architecture
7: Town Hall Royal Palace
8: dutch Foods | stoopwaffel | the wonderful poffertjes house | french fries & sandwiches from a cheese factory
9: dutch canals | dutch diamonds | n
10: quintessenial holland : tulips & windmills | vondelpark
11: de valk in Leiden
12: Leiden | Touring de Valk, "The Falcon"
13: Leiden Botanical Gardens Hortus Botanicus | Hollands first tulips, imported from Turkey, were planted here.
14: Biking to the Koninkrijkszaal van Jehovah's Getuigen for service & the Memorial
16: Courtyard of the "New" Mosque | Galata Tower | Istanbul
17: Istanbul University | Central Post Office | Hagia Sofia | Orient Express Train Station
18: Gallipoli | Lunch in Europe | Supper in Asia | Back to bed in Europe
19: Walking the Gallipoli battlefields
20: an afternoon in Ephesus!
22: Kevin | Huge Bird Nest | Ruins of the Temple of Artemis
23: visiting the creepy moustached men of a hamam | steam, flip, soap, scrub, rub, be walked on by 300 Ib moustached man
24: 16 kilometer hike | to Faralya
25: 16 km hike to Faralya | yummy lunch at a village | home: spinach | krep (pancake) & fresh honey
26: Butterfly Valley | butterfly valley
27: Eat, Sleep & Play...at Faralya!
28: Looking down 350 metres! Feeding Goats! | Hiking out of Faralya back to civilization...
29: Beautiful Coastlines! Wild Tulips! Friendly Cows!
30: beautiful Kas
31: biking | biking
32: Ian vs Ice Cream Boat | Kayaking the | Mediterranean | Old Sunken City | Kalekoy Village: Amy vs Angry Ducks! | swimming amongst ruins | Goats on the Ruins
33: Kalekoy Village | Byzantine Castle | Sunken Harbour | Lycian Tomb
34: Pamukkale & | Travertines | Temple of Apollo & Plutonium | South Necropolis
36: Question: Why did we get the princess room? Answer: Tolga thought it was funny. | Melrose Place Hotel
37: Old Stuff in Museums | Above: Lycian(?) Tomb. Top Right: Painting of old Istanbul & the chain that stopped ships entering the harbour. Top: Print (?) of Old Galata | Above Left: Drawing of old stuff Above: Painting of old stuff Left: Ian standing by old stuff Far Left: microwave to heat food(?)
40: back to Istanbul...
41: The Bosphorus Bridge which connects Europe and Asia | Looking south across the golden horn toward Sultanahmet (Old City) & looking north towards the Galata Tower of the old Genoese colony
42: Hotel Evsen --> | Golden Horn | Galata --> | istiklal | avenue
43: Good Eats: Turkish Coffee, Meze's & more
44: Blue Mosque | Blue Mosque | Hagia Sophia | Sultanahmet
45: Topkapi Palace
48: Basillica Cistern | Basilica Cistern | of the Basilica | Sultans
49: Medusa Heads, Koi & Goldfish 366 columns
50: Egyptian Spice Bazaar | Leeches | Tulips | Chickens | Ducks
51: Albino Peacocks Dog Kibble | Turkisk Delight | B | Safron | Safflower | Textiles & Lamps | Gold
52: Turkey Bethel | ...all the biblical sites in Turkey