Tag Archives: travelling

  1. Mischievous Kid (first post – revisited)

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    Tuesday 16 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    To commemorate the 500,000, here’s a look at my very first post 🙂 In the early 1970′s, we were whisked …
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  2. Winter Road Trips

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    Tuesday 17 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    When it comes to farming in winter here in southern Turkey, there is always plenty to do, from olive harvesting, …
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  3. Winter Fruit Picking…

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    Thursday 21 November, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Winter citrus fruit harvest time is here again. Last year was a disaster, with 99% of the crop unsold, so …
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  4. I Wanna Be A Bird When I Grow Up

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    Sunday 20 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Hate flying or love it? That’s about it really, isn’t it; there’s no in-between for most people. Well me, I …
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  5. Almost Olive Time…!

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    Monday 14 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    From the back end of October till the end of December, much of my time is spent picking olives, sorting …
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  6. Datça – Ancient City of Knidos

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    Saturday 12 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    As you may have seen from my earlier posts, we recently took a couple of days away to one of …
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  7. Datça – More Than Just Beaches

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    Tuesday 08 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    As you may have seen from my earlier post, we recently took a couple of days away to one of …
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  8. Exploring The Datça Coastline

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    Saturday 05 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Last weekend we took a couple of days away to one of our favourite areas, the Datça Peninsula (pronounced Dacha) on …
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  9. Reblog: View From The Gods

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    Thursday 03 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    . This the view from Mount Kinabalu, Borneo. Not my photo, but definately worthy to share with my fellow bloggers …
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  10. Calm After The Storm

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    Wednesday 02 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Calmer skies returned this afternoon. . We have a working phone line, electricity and internet. My efforts at road repairs …
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  11. Autumn Arrived – With a BANG!

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    Wednesday 02 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    And so there we have it… the first BIG storm of autumn!! Recently it’s been sunny and warm every day, …
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  12. Humbled Uncle Spike

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    Wednesday 02 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    202 Followers ! I’m so humbled… Just checked my Stats page and realised that Uncle Spikes Adventures now has 202 …
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  13. Room With A View

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    Saturday 28 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    The Spikes have a weekend away. We are @ Datça, a peninsula on the west coast of Turkey, where the …
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  14. Quite A Neat Little Number!

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    Tuesday 24 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    No, sorry, you can’t have the cash, but you can have my gratitude!

  15. Winter Is Coming… To Türkiye

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    Tuesday 24 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    We are both avid fans of the epic TV series, Game of Thrones, based on the novels by George R R Martin. …
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  16. Turkish Mountain Villages

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    Thursday 19 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    How many posts do you see about Turkey? And how many feature just Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Cappadocia or a trip …
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  17. Driving the Narrow Streets of Leros

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    Thursday 12 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Back in summer 2013 we were darting around the Greek Dodecanese island of Leros in Eugene, our wacky little Kia Picanto rental. …
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  18. Exploring Greek Military Areas on Leros

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    Tuesday 10 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    We had hired a tiny little Kia Picanto to explore the Greek island of Leros one summer. Yep, this was …
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  19. Uncle Spike says “Yay!”

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    Monday 09 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    . T H A N K   Y O U ! In just the past 12 days, you guys have …
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  20. The Coastline and Churches of Leros

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    Saturday 07 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Are you familiar with the term… “So What, It’s A Rental”? Admittedly, I actually know it with slightly more colourful language, …
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  21. 3 Books, 1 Year, Same Beach

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    Friday 06 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    There are perhaps three things in life that you could quite happily take a stab at as being ‘right up …
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  22. Palestine, Bananas & Guns

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    Friday 30 August, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    A new travel story from Uncle Spike is on it’s way for tomorrow (promise). But in the meantime… Got a …
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  23. Gracias! ~ Thanks! ~ Asante!

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    Wednesday 28 August, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    ** 2000 Hits ** So not such a huge number for many blogs… But a milestone for Uncle Spike. Many …
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  24. A Guide To Tactical Hitchhiking

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    Tuesday 20 August, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Wanderlust was my watchword, and very much part and parcel of who I was in the mid-late 1980’s. As do …
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  25. Milestone ~ Spike Didn’t Just Spike!

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    Sunday 18 August, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Well, well… who would have guessed? Two months ago I started this blog in earnest, and today I am pretty …
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  26. Dodecanese Days

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    Tuesday 13 August, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Currently exploring a few of the Greek Dodecanese islands, and seem to be accumulating more blog story fodder along the …
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  27. Farming & Guns in the West Bank

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    Friday 21 June, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    This takes me back to 1988, a time when I was, hmm, shall we say, bumming around the world, seeking …
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