Monthly Archives: October 2013

Boyce-Thompson Arboretum

Following our Sunday morning ritual of eating breakfast at the Good Egg we began the drive to Boyce-Thompson Arboretum. The arboretum is a few miles over 100 from the restaurant and takes just short of two hours.  However, the drive … Continue reading

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Our Self Guided Tour of Istanbul

I know we would have seen more of Istanbul and know more about what we saw in Istanbul if we had the services of a guide.  However, after spending most of the last five weeks with guides we were ready … Continue reading

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We arrived in Istanbul at 10:45 am on Monday morning after leaving our Dar es Salam hotel room at 1:00 am.  Tired and worn out would be an understatement. However, the Istanbul airport, passport control, currency exchange and the taxi … Continue reading

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