Thursday , 3 September 2015

About Daniël Cronk

  • I am very passionate about traveling. My goal is to visit as many places and experience as many things as I can during my short journey on this earth.
The Cradle of Civilization

The Cradle of Civilization

After leaving the beauty of the Greek Island of Rhodes behind it was time to head off to Fethiye. Fethiye is a small port city located on the southwestern coast, along the Aegean Sea. It and the town ...

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Mamma Please! The Greeks & Turks Friends Now

Mamma Please! The Greeks & Turks Friends Now

I had planned originally to spend 3-nights in the town of Pamukkale, about 3 hours eastish of Selçuk. Pamukkale, also known as "Cotton Castle" is the location of calcium-carbonate rich terraces which ...

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Happy Easter from Selçuk

Happy Easter from Selçuk

Turkey is definitely a very different country, unlike any I have visited up until this point. Although it is a predominately Islamic country, it has a very defined separation between church and state, ...

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Greetings from Istanbul

Greetings from Istanbul

The time has been going so quickly. The first 5-days of the trip were spent in the Netherlands, which were extremely busy. But I got to see a lot of people again so in the end it was worth the effort. ...

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Why Russia Was Disappointing

Why Russia Was Disappointing

Saint Petersburg [Санкт-Петербург], a city located on the Neva River at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea has had a very interesting history. Founded in 1703 by the tsar, Peter I (Pete ...

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The Russian Love Affair

The Russian Love Affair

As quickly as it arrived, my love affair with Moscow came to an end and now I am finding a new love affair, St. Petersburg. The last few days in Moscow were spent visiting some of the numerous museums ...

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Привет из России — Greetings from Russia

Привет из России — Greetings from Russia

The journey to Russia was pretty uneventful. My flight from Minneapolis to Amsterdam departed on time and actually arrived earlier than anticipated with an actual flying time of 7 hours 15 minutes. Th ...

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Ticket from St. Petersburg, to Moscow on Aeroflot

Ticket from St. Petersburg, to Moscow on Aeroflot

Today, not just 2 days after my Russian visa arrived in the mail I have purchased a flight from St. Petersburg's Pulkovo International Airport to Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport on 12-sept ...

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The wait is over, the Russian visa is here

The wait is over, the Russian visa is here

Yeah! After many weeks of waiting my Russian visa is finally here..... yeah. ...

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The Road to a Russian Visa

The Road to a Russian Visa

The day has come. I have filled my application out, created my cover letter, received my invitation & confirmation and sent everything off to Red Star Travel in Seattle, Washington. Hopefully I sh ...

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The Woes of a Russian Visa

The Woes of a Russian Visa

Who would have thought that getting a visa would be so much work and so much money... for those of you who don't know, a visa is a stamp or sometimes a sticker which indicates that a person is authori ...

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