Blog: Simpson Prize 2011
Tuesday 19 April 2011 by Stuart Baines. 3 comments
wet hippodrome A wet day in Istanbul. Day two of the Simpson prize tour was soggy. The rain rolled in over the city last night, the sound soothing the tired travellers whilst we tried to sleep. Unfortunately when we woke the rain had not really let up so we new we would need our trusty ponchos and water proof jackets. The rain didn’t make the city any less beautiful, in fact it seemed to make things gleam and the drops …
Monday 18 April 2011 by Stuart Baines.
Istanbul The first day in Istanbul and the excitement and adventure of being in this wonderful city has kept away the fatigue from the long flight. After settling in at the hotel we decided that we should prepare ourselves for our excursion later in trip to the Bazzar by going and getting a little taste. The excuse was fresh air. The experience is amazing and although only a taste really shows the difference in culture. …
Friday 15 April 2011 by Stuart Baines.
It is that time of year again when we draw closer to the most significant day of commemoration on the Australian calander, ANZAC Day. Two of the key places to remember the service and sacrifice of those who have served their country are the Australian War Memorial and ANZAC cove itself. These two ANZAC Day dawn services find prominent places on many Australians "to do" lists but only some will be lucky enough to tick both off their …