Monthly Archives: November 2021

Disco Inferno

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This post is about a walk from Cide to Gideros. My old friend the Kantian joins me, and we decide to party into my birthday. Guess who came to walk with me for a few days? That’s right:the Kantian! And since it was going to be my birthday the day after, we decided to settle […]


Trabzonspor

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This is a post about a day in the fishing town of Cide and about the football team Trabzonspor and why you should like them. It took me a long time to get out of bed in the morning, I was just too tired. But I got up eventually, had breakfast and sat around for […]


A Story Of Regret: Part II

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This post is about a walk from a shelter near Camalti to Cide. It’s the second and closing part of this story of regret. The shelter turned out to be perfect. It was a little house with windows and a door, and next to it there was a water faucet, a toilet, and a separate […]


A Story Of Regret: Part I

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This post is about a 31km walk from an abandoned house near Kerempe Feneri to a shelter near Camalti. It’s part one of a story of regret. There are two parts to this story. If you read them and you end up feeling disappointed in me, then you are not alone. I feel the same […]


around the bend

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This post is about a 23km walk from Doganyurt to an abandoned house near Kerempe Feneri. There’s a lighthouse and an emotional moment. I bought some bread and some bananas. Then, just as I was leaving, one of the old men of Doganyurt appeared. He had previously told me about the time when he used […]


between soup and tea

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This is a post about some idle time spent between a restaurant and a tea house in Doganyurt. I am a creature of habit. I ended up spending three days in Doganyurt. And I went to the same restaurant every day. It probably had a name, I don’t know. What I do know is that […]


stress yok!

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This post is about the small town of Doganyurt, and why I think it’s one of the best places to relax on the Turkish Black Sea coast. Before I arrived here, I didn’t care much for that place on the map called Doganyurt (or actually: Doğanyurt). I knew that yurt meant something like “land” from […]