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12 Interesting Facts About Colombia,The Land of Coffee and Emerald

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Colombia was our first destination in South America. We were a little bit wary about Colombia because of warnings we received from some of our friends who had been and had lived in Colombia about crime and robbery. But the capital city of Colombia, Bogota, with its Soho style red brick houses and the queen of the […]


My Interviews on National Press

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Last week and this week was very joyful for me and my sister. Habertürk, the national newspaper and Show TV, the national TV channel made interview with me and my sister about our Atlantic Crossing with boat-hiking in December 2014. We were so happy to share our story and experiences about boat-hiking and Atlantic Crossing. […]


Rumi’s Wedding Night

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Sufi poet and mystic, Mevlana Jalal ad-Din Rumi , known in the west only as Rumi, died on December 17th of 1273.  Every December 17th on his death anniversary, many people all around the world celebrate “Şeb-i Arus”, or his wedding night. (Şeb-i Arus means Wedding Night in Persian and Ottoman languages) So you’re probably thinking, why do people celebrate his death as […]