Tag Archives: Trabzon

Small towns that I really liked

Endless natural beauty, small stores filled to the roof with wares, worn out buildings, charming cottages, clean streets, sidewalk cafes...old libraries, the only cinema theater...nothing brings a smile like an small town does!

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Along the Black Sea Coast, Turkey

A quaint little town on the Black Sea Coast, Trabzon is an attractive town and the gateway to the Sumela Monastery and is full of hamsi, giant bread and extraordinarily warm people.

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Hamsi: Fish that rules the Black Sea

Two plates went straight to the floor at my feet. A saucer followed and then a few dozen spoons. I could have killed myself to save the embarrassment. What was it about a "musafir, Hindustani" that invited such calculated violence?

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