Taking it one day at a time in Turkey.
- Housing: Free room and board at hostels.
- Job: Hostel worker, bartender.
- Places visited: Istanbul, Olympos, Fethiye, and Kas.
- Dreams fulfilled: Go to a Turkish bath, be a bartender, see the Turkish coast, go on a boat cruise.
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Underground tunnel to the Galata Bridge - Istanbul, Turkey
The Galata Bridge - Istanbul, Turkey
Outside looking in (outside a mosque) - Istanbul, Turkey
The black market has legs, crazy eyes… and some 10 lira Aqua di Gio cologne! Score!
I <3 street food - Istanbul, Turkey
Best fish sandwich in Istanbul… fresh off the boat. Literally. - Istanbul, Turkey
At Istanbul’s underground Basilica Water Cistern (photo by Katie W.)
Basilica Water Cistern walkway - Istanbul, Turkey
Travel buddies - Topkapi Gardens, Istanbul, Turkey
Topkapi Gardens - Istanbul, Turkey
Tulip Festival - Istanbul, Turkey
Hour 16 of our 17-hour road trip from Istanbul to Olympos
View from the top, just 500 meters from our place of business/residence/revelry
Cheese-tastic conquistador de la montaña. (Photo by Szaza)
Tyler giant! Tyler crush you! (Photo by Szaza)
Among the campfire, clean air, and laughter of happy travelers, I live in there somewhere… getting said travelers drunkie.
Flora Gone Wild!
Byzantium had the word “epic” too. I’m sure of it.
Contrapasto. (Photo by Molly)
Practicing my Italian, working at the bar. Yes, working.
Bartending at Bayram’s tree house hostel, providing the Olympos night life.
Isolated island kayak trip #2: This time not in a storm. Praise, holla’ praise!
Bayram’s Treehouse Hostel welcoming committee/chillest.job.ever.
Turtle-hunting tomb hike overlooking Olympos valley.
A friend from the hostel catches their bartender on his lunch break.
I’m sitting in a “kaifer”. That’s Katie. And I’m happy. Sometimes it’s that simple.
Adventures on The Blue Cruise (click image to enlarge)