We had great fun in Kars, a frontier town near the Armenian border.
Trabzon in Turkey is the Black Sea’s busiest port.
Amasra is called the prettiest port on the Black Sea coast of Turkey.
From Istanbul, we took the midnight bus to Safranbolu, near the Black Sea coast of Turkey.
Istanbul is one of the world’s truly great cities…and our favorite tourist destination.
In Stockholm, Sharon and Fred attended a rug conference.
Visiting Sweden 50 years later, I found it to be greener, more multi-cultural and socialist and WAY more expensive.
In Iceland, you can explore geysers, waterfalls, geothermal hot springs, boiling mud pools, bird sanctuaries and Reykjavik!
In about the year 900 some Vikings grabbed a bunch of Irish lasses and emigrated to the island of Iceland.
Young Afghans are working with lapis lazuli stones in Balkh province.