I haven't yet read the book, Turkey Street: Jack and Liam move to Bodrum," but I am really looking forward to it! Congrats Jack! You are an inspiration for me as a fellow blogger, and for gay men and women everywhere! Here's a blurb about the book: Six months into their Turkish affair, Jack and... Continue Reading →
From the NYTimes: 52 Places to Go in 2015
52 Places to Go in 2015 - NYTimes.com. Click the link above to see the list, descriptions, and beautiful photos! It is no surprise to me that Philadelphia, PA is on the list. But I never expected to see it as Number 3!!! Two places on my bucket list of places to go before I... Continue Reading →
Top things to do when Visiting West Chester
This is my list of favorite things to do when going home. My list is personal, but you may want to check some of it out when you go - or if you are in the area of Philadelphia, Chadds Ford, Chester County, etc. Visit family and friends Drive the country roads of West Chester... Continue Reading →
Q & A on the Adventure of Canyoning near Kas
During my recent week in Kaş on the Mediterranean Sea, I was offered the opportunity to go Canyoning. I wasn't sure I would have the physical ability to go canyoning - plus, I still struggle with a fear of water. (Although in hindsight, I think I could have done it!) So instead, I offer you this... Continue Reading →
My husband and I joined the great folks from Xanthos Travel for another day on the water, sea kayaking at Kekova. Our guide, Alkan, was super fit and super knowledgeable. We met at the office around 7:30 a.m. Why so early? Well, they take their "adventures" very seriously down in Kaş. Water traffic has increased in... Continue Reading →
St. Nicholas Church, Demre (Myra)
During our week in Kaş, my husband and I set out on our own sightseeing adventure. We drove to the neighboring town of Demre, formerly known as Myra. It was about a 45 minute drive - beautiful greenery, mountains, and sea side. Our first stop was the Church of St. Nick, THE St. Nick, Santa Claus!!... Continue Reading →
Video of the Day – Kas Peninsula Drive
This is a video of the drive along the eastern coast of the Kas peninsula, from the tip of the peninsula back to the mainland. Really one of the best parts of my trip. Peaceful and beautiful.
AIA goes on the road . . . and on the water: Our return to Kas
Kaş, Turkey.Sometimes we come across things in life that words really can't describe. Kaş is one of them. So please bear with me, my thoughts, my photos . . . As you know, my husband and I spent 3 days there a couple of years ago. It was fabulous. And there was just no way that... Continue Reading →
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
The MiddleWow, what a week I had! Tomorrow I will start blogging the "good" of it. A week spent in the lovely town of Kaş, on the Turkish Mediterranean. It was awesome! We rented a lovely little apartment on the peninsula, right at the sea. We met a lot of interesting and great people. And we... Continue Reading →
Video of the Day – Accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for Team Audry!
If you have been on Facebook lately, you have certainly heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Often referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive, neuromuscular disease that slowly robs the body of its ability to walk, speak, swallow and breathe. The life expectancy of an ALS patient averages... Continue Reading →
Kas Revisited – what an Adventure?
My husband and I are preparing to return to Kaş - just west of Antalya on the Turkish Mediterranean. I am really looking forward to it and hope to go paragliding again.Remember this?Below are the links to the stories I wrote from our last trip, over two years ago. We were only there a few days.... Continue Reading →
Terry & Baris’ Big Weekend Adventure – Day 3 – Hiking the Lycian Way
Two weeks have passed since our big adventure. I have finally come down from the high of a fantastic weekend. And so we bring this series to a close with photos of our trek with Bougainville Travel, across the Lycian Way at Patara. You can read more about the history of the Lycian Way -... Continue Reading →
Terry & Baris’ Big Weekend Adventure – Day 2 Cont’d
Our story continues from our day of kayaking. You will recall that our group had piled into the minivan, worn and tired and happy from our day on the sea. The van gently rocked us into deep reflection as we nodded off to sleep. Suddenly, the van stopped abruptly and I saw a police car... Continue Reading →