Nick St.Oegger

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A Road Less Travelled: Turkey's Black Sea Coast
Location: Tirana, Albania
Biography: My journey as a storyteller was inspired by childhood trips with my mountaineer grandfather, who introduced me to the wonders of the natural world, while sharing tales of the people and places from his adventurous life. He sparked in me a... MORE
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A Road Less Travelled: Turkey's Black Sea Coast
Copyright Nick St.Oegger 2023
Updated Sep 2022
Location Turkey
Topics Culture stories, Documentary, Editorial, International Stories, Journalism, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Reportage, Travel, Vacation
Despite spanning the entire northern length of Turkey, the Black Sea Region remains one of the least visited parts of the country by foreign travellers. Its oceanic climate stands in contrast to the rest of the largely dry, Mediterranean country, contributing to a lush, rugged landscape more reminiscent of Ireland’s Atlantic coast, or the Pacific Northwest of the United States.  The region offers sweeping mountainous landscapes, untouched beaches, colourful traditional fishing villages, and hidden monasteries, while also providing around 75% of the world's supply of hazelnuts, as well as medicinal herbs and teas.                                               
    
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