Travel Flashback #30

Sumela Monastery Veiled in Fog

They say that a well-traveled person can never be in only one place. It’s so true. Our hearts always wander. They always long for distant lands we fell for. Mine is not an exception. That’s why every week from now on I will be posting one picture of a place that has been on my … Continue reading “Travel Flashback #30”

The Only Foreigner at Uzungöl


When I went to Trabzon last year I figured that traveling to this Turkish town is more about exploring its surroundings than wandering in the center. I’ve already blogged about Sumela, one of the most enchanting monasteries I’ve ever seen. Today it’s time to highlight another nearby gem, the Uzungöl Lake. I took a shuttle … Continue reading “The Only Foreigner at Uzungöl”

A Monastery Veiled in Fog: Sumela in November

Sumela Monastery Veiled in Fog

Last October was a harsh month. It was full of ups and downs which I will probably never discuss on this site. Some stories shall stay untold. I will only reveal one thing. The more tired I was, the itchier my feet were getting. One evening I was curled up in my bed daydreaming about … Continue reading “A Monastery Veiled in Fog: Sumela in November”