Istanbul Helicopter Tours

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The last time I was in a helicopter was over the Mendenhall Glacier in Alaska; filming a vast expanse of untouched landscape out of the open chopper doors.  I mused on the stark contrast between that flight mission and today’s as I rode my motorbike through the beginnings of Istanbul’s vast industrial outskirts towards the... Read more »

Sumahan

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"But which port are you at?" This is never the ideal way to start a weekend, especially when the boat leaves in ten minutes. My phone had died, but I had managed to borrow one from a gorgeously friendly Turkish girl called Nila who I had accosted. "I've lost my boyfriend", I tried to explain. "Don't... Read more »