Deborah Huntley

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Konya: Where Monks Whirl

The tenor of towns in Turkey changes depending upon how religious and conservative they are. Among western-oriented, secular, cosmopolitan Turks, Konya is not a favorite place. More women wear scarves here, and it's filled with pilgrims who come to visit the tomb of Sufi mystic Rumi (better known …

Turkey Shoot -- Producing Two New Programs in Anatolia

I have long found Turkey one of the most exciting destinations in (and around) Europe. We have two shows on central and western Turkey that date back to the turn of the century, and it's time to update things.<p>Everyone talks about "tough economic times" these days. It's human nature and it'll be …

Ballooning over Cappadocia

I've never been big on ballooning. It's expensive, you need to get up really early, and I'm a little bit afraid of the whole thing. Ballooning is popular in France's Loire Valley and in Egypt's Luxor on the Nile, but it's even more popular in Cappadocia in central Turkey. I ballooned for my first …

10 weird and wonderful museums in Chicago

Sure, your friends will listen politely as you describe your trip to the Art Institute to see paint on the walls. But you'll stop them mid-yawn when you let loose with stories of visiting the Red Spanking Bench and the world's largest jug collection. Here are 10 beyond-the-norm museums in Chicago …

Everest: an international scientific collaboration

Those responsible for planning and funding the successful 1953 British Everest Expedition were in no doubt that national pride was at stake. The …