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Old farts couch surfing the world

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This year has been monumental in so many ways, a lot of projects developing all over the place which is very exciting. Tracey has been to NZ, USA, Australia’s Central Desert and Top End, as well as a few trips

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365 Places: Wedding at Bangalore Palace

Day 180: Wedding at Bangalore Palace, Bangalore, India Today my post features some images and a video of an Indian wedding we saw at the Bangalore Palace. It was so colourful and noisy – had it share!

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365 Places: Bangalore Palace

Bangalore Palace, © Tracey Benson 2014

Day 179: Bangalore Palace, India Today we started our fabulous South Indian Mystery tour, curated by our dear friend and artist Di Ball. Our first destination was Bangalore Palace and we were very lucky that there was a wedding on

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Evliya Çelebi Way Project: 2014 Ride, Part 3

19 August: meeting up with the riders and local friends outside Bağlama

18 to 20 August Contributed by Gerald Maclean. First, a few notes from my notebook—of course I couldn’t scrawl in my favourite red, which I find more legible when reading it later, but managed to read the blue scribble reminding

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The Evliya Çelebi Way Project: 2009 Expeditionary Ride, Part 5

Rahvan racing, all 4 feet off the ground, Bursa 2009.

The next installment Contributed by Gerald Maclean In some villages, elder statesman reported what they believed Evliya to have said about their locality. In Ücbaş, we were told Evliya had praised the local garlic, but have yet to verify this.

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The Evliya Çelebi Way Project: 2009 Expeditionary Ride, Part 4

Ready to Go! Thérèse, Caro and Susan, 22 September, Hersek.

The 2009 Ride: On Setting out and Returning… Contributed by Gerald Maclean The core group of riders set out on 22 September 2009, accompanied by our cook and driver, Metin Aker, and Sedat Varış who took care of the horses.

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365 Places: Lorne

Image Credit: ©2002 Dustin M. Ramsey (Kralizec!)

Day 77: Lorne, Victoria, Australia Today, I am continuing the journey along the Great Ocean Road, to the very pretty beach town of Lorne. Lorne is famous for a couple of things aside from its natural beauty, popularity as a

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