“Turkey 🇹🇷 ~We Are Going to Pakistan 🇵🇰! Hip-Hip-Hooray! Also, French Street and Around Istanbul”

Our main focus today, was collecting our Pakistan Visa at the Consulate, here in Istanbul. We got an early start, thank goodness, because there were a few surprises! The good news is, we did get our Visas, but it would… Read More

“Turkey 🇹🇷 ~Yep, Still Here in Istanbul”

Today, we had plans to go up on hill called Pierre Loti. It’s a French area. I googled the directions, only to discover this area was closed! Why? All I could discern was the Muslims and the French are not… Read More

Turkey “Walking the Streets of Balat in Istanbul”

I venture out into the village with thoughts of baklava and bread; a bakery for my destination.  I will give you my impressions as I pass the broken stones and crumbled walls. The walkway narrowed as it led to a… Read More

“Turkey 🇹🇷 ~Pakistan Visa and the Rest of the Story”

Oh Pakistan! Three days of visa drama, with surprise after surprise, but we are rolling with it. It also pays to be determined! We took a cab to find the ONLY bank in Istanbul that receives the Visa fee for… Read More

“Turkey 🇹🇷 ~Pakistan Embassy in Istanbul”

“Round One” We are calling this a practice run! Life is full of these! While we did not come away from the Pakistan Embassy with our Visas today, we will not be deterred! Firstly, we got a “bad apple” in… Read More

“Turkey 🇹🇷 ~Istanbul’s Rahmi M. Koc Museum and Travel Planning for Pakistan 🇵🇰”

It was another rainy day, but we needed to get out of our room for some fresh air and exercise. We have never been to this museum, which is very close to our stay, and just on the other side… Read More

“Turkey 🇹🇷 ~Boating Day on the Golden Horn and The Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul”

After the days of rains, came a beautiful sunny Sunday, just in time to enjoy a private boating afternoon with new found friends. It was a great honor to be included in this excursion. With so many people to share… Read More

“Turkey 🇹🇷 ~Fatih Fun and Travel Planning for Pakistan”

We got some enjoyable walking time in, before the rain hit us again. We already knew not to take our Nikon cameras out with us, because of the weather, so my iPhone came in handy (waterproof) and did a pretty… Read More

“Turkey 🇹🇷 ~Out and About in Istanbul”

It was time to get some exercise, and get out of our room for awhile, so we wandered; taking a left out of the drive for our first adventure together, since we got settled in our current stay. I have… Read More

“Turkey 🇹🇷 ~Istanbul and Why We Love It Here”

Considering the circumstances, we ARE spending our downtime staying positive and trying to figure out our next move, which is not easy during these COVID times. We had a fun day, yesterday, shopping for supplies and getting set to be… Read More

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About Us

Hello, and Welcome to “2 Gypsies In The Wind!”

We are well into our third year of our full-time Gypsy lifestyle; buying one-way tickets to circumvent the globe. We enjoy writing about our experiences and taking photos of our adventuring along the way.  Our names are Daryl and Pen,… Read More