Through the Cilician Gates

Go to there... Go to there... Just a quick update to let everyone know about my history and travel site throughtheciliciangates.com. We live in what was ancient Cilicia, now called Çukurova. The site contains historic places I’ve visited and details how others...

E’s birthday party

We were sad that Eli was sick in a tent all day on his birthday, so we were glad that we got to have a good party when we got back. He was very excited to have his friends over for a sports party, and loved his sport related presents! Jolie did a great job decorating...

Kızkalesi

We spent the last day of the local religious holiday with some Turkish friends at a great beach in Kızkalesi. Unfortunately, we didn’t know that the whole of Mersin and Adana had the same idea! It was VERY crowded, and we had a terrible time trying to get home,...

Camping at Hazar Gölü

We had a great time camping for a few days at Lake Hazar in Elazığ, and were very sad to have to leave early because three of our children became ill with a virus. It was fun while it...