so what does nhawi mean and what is this blog about? well ‘nhawi’ is like ‘ummmm’ in the local aboriginal language, Yolngu Matha. in simple terms the title of my blog represents the gap between articulating thoughts. its the sound of not saying anything, momentarily.

this blogg is a record of our lives in north east arnhem land and our travels to experience other countries and cultures.

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"insha'allah bozburun geri gel" is an expression we have heard a lot in the last few days, "god willing you will come back to bozburun" - as we visit all ...

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following on from the theme of the previous post, we have a family staying here that we also would never have met even if we had visited their home city ...

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one of the great things about staying in smaller places for a siginificant amount of time when you are travelling is that you meet people you would otherwise never cross ...

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  we arrived in selimiye late afternoon after a really wonderful days sailing and found anchorage in the bay, it was our last stop before returning the yacht to marti marina, ...

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  while we were in knidos i kept trying to get the best panorama to show the layout of the 2 bays, mainland and island that make up the area. the ...

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its been a pretty eventful week since my last dispatch on the blog, friday a week ago we got a lift over to marti marina in the village of orhaniye ...

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more bozburun

we have been in paradise for another week or so, i took the car back to marmaris on monday so its shank's pony to get about now. sal and i ...

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yesterday was sal's birthday, 21 again! we started the day with breakfast in bed, a big omelette made with eggs from the chooks at the house here. ...

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yesterday we headed off for a day on the road, we thought we better use the rental car while we still have it! the plan was to explore the large ...

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  ...so we had arrived in bozburun, i had hurriedly booked a night at Ünlü Apart Pansiyon before we left selçuk - they appeared to have a range of apartments and ...

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  i figure i better split this into two posts, one about the village of bozburun and one about the specific place we are staying, so here is the bozburun post! i ...

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we stayed one night in selçuk which is the city close by the ancient greek city of ephesus, it was badly damaged by earthquakes and eventually destroyed by one of the roman ...

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