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2013: Entry 7: Thessaloniki, Greece

The trains have not been running between Greece and other European countries for about 2 years now due to Greece’s economic problems. My real choices were to fly (boring) or take the bus (hassles, 10-hour trip, border crossings and ripe … Continue reading

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2013: Entry 6: Return to Istanbul, Turkey

We said goodbye to Asian Turkey as we made the 30-minute crossing at the narrow part of the Sea of Marmara to the European side of Turkey. Our first stop that day was the Haiga Sophia, that magnificent cathedral to mosque … Continue reading

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