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Middle Eastern Adventure (Jul-Sep 2005)


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The Start of an Adventure Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2005
Location: London
Istanbul Date: Thursday, July 28, 2005
Location: Istanbul
Blue Mosque Date: Friday, July 29, 2005
Location: Istanbul
Roman Cistern Date: Saturday, July 30, 2005
Location: Istanbul
Haghia Sofia Date: Saturday, July 30, 2005
Location: Istanbul
Topkapi Palace - The Sultans Harem Date: Sunday, July 31, 2005
Location: Istanbul
Gallipoli - A Modern day Pilgrimage Date: Monday, August 01, 2005
Location: Gallipoli
Selcuk - Troy - Lesbos - Ephesus - Sirince Date: Tuesday, August 02, 2005
Location: Selcuk, Ephesus
Pamukkale - Hierapolis Date: Thursday, August 04, 2005
Location: Pamukkale
Crusing the Med - Fethiye on a Gulet Date: Friday, August 05, 2005
Location: Fethiye, Dalyan
From Mud Wrestling to Mount Olympos Date: Monday, August 08, 2005
Location: Olympos, Antalya
Cappadocia Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2005
Location: Goreme, Urgup
Mt Nemrut, over the Euphrates and Beyond Date: Saturday, August 13, 2005
Location: Kahta
Sanli Urfa and dodgey border crossings into Syria Date: Sunday, August 14, 2005
Location: Urfa, Sanliurfa, Aleppo
St Simeons Basilica and the Aleppo Citadel Date: Monday, August 15, 2005
Location: Aleppo
Al Bara to Aphamea Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2005
Location: Al Barah, Hama
A funny thing on the way to Damascus Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Location: Palmyra
Crac des Chevaliers Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Location: Crac des Chevaliers
Sunrise in Palmyra Date: Thursday, August 18, 2005
Location: Palmyra
Damascus Date: Saturday, August 20, 2005
Location: Damascus
Amman to the Dead Sea Date: Sunday, August 21, 2005
Location: Amman
Petra Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Location: Petra
Arabian Nights in Wadi Rum Date: Thursday, August 25, 2005
Location: None specified.
Another chaotic border - Into the Sinai and the Red Sea Date: Friday, August 26, 2005
Location: Akaba, Nuweiba, Dahab
Another day, another mountain Date: Sunday, August 28, 2005
Location: None specified.
Cairo & the Pyramids Date: Monday, August 29, 2005
Location: Cairo, Giza
Up the Nile River Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2005
Location: Aswan, Abu Simbel
Nubian Village Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Location: Aswan
Temple Day Date: Thursday, September 01, 2005
Location: Kom Ombo, Karnak, Edfu
Luxor Date: Friday, September 02, 2005
Location: Luxor