Tag archives for Istanbul

  1. Dateline: Istanbul, Day 3 – The Bath

    Istanbul, Turkey
    24 June 2009

    Having walked so much the previous day, Charlie and I decided that today would be a good day to take that boat right up the Bosphorus. After a bit of late start, we walked down to the pier in hopes of finding a bo…

  2. Dateline: Istanbul, Day 1 – A Delay

    Istanbul, Turkey
    22 June 2009

    I got up extra early this morning, around the the crack of 9am or so to find several messages from Charlie.

    I finally left the hostel just before 11 and made my way to the central train station via the metro. M…

  3. Charlie’s Airplane Excitment

    I’m meeting Charlie in Istanbul today. However, he’s had a bit of excitement on his plane ride from the States…

    6:30 PM PDT
    SO…….I am in Halifax…….we had an emergency landing for a guy who had a heart attack. Didn’t empty enough fuel…

  4. Programming Notes

    Just a heads up on some stuff related to my trip you may not have known about.

    On my blog, I’ve added two new things to the side bar: Andrew Time and Dopplr.

    Andrew Time tells you what time it is in whatever country I’m in. This should help …

  5. The Three Amigos

    After much convincing, the third partner in my trip is finally on board. Quinn’s actually been onboard for a while, he just finally purchased his ticket today…which means that he’s really on board now. Charlie’s the the other partner on this tr…

  6. Plans for Russia and Turkey

    My friend, Eric Boyd, left this comment on my Facebook wall regarding my trip:
    That should be a lot of fun. Watch out for Gypsies though. I’ve heard they like to break into train compartments and rob you blind. But I’m sure in your case they will…