Author Archives: Tim Fisher

Visiting the Turkish Beaches

There comes a time when everyone’s travel blog falls embar­rass­ingly behind. I’m afraid is almost three months (maybe more?) behind. It’s not all bad, though, because there is some good news for our Cana­dian read­ers who, I under­stand, are knee high deep in snow already. Today we will be talk­ing about our visit to the beach(es).

In a coun­try where peo­ple say it is becom­ing more Mus­lim by the day, the last thing that comes to mind is lib­eral beaches.  But, Turkey’s beaches are famous for tiny biki­nis, drink­ing, and, well, for being very Euro­pean. Con­tinue read­ing

We Reached Everest Base Camp!

We Reached Everest Base Camp! by tf_82
We Reached Ever­est Base Camp!, a photo by tf_82 on Flickr.

On day 9 of 13 on our trek we reached 5335 metres. The sub zero nightly sleeps were worth the spec­tac­u­lar views. One more day of hik­ing to go until we catch a flight back to Kath­mandu. Stay tuned.