Program 302: Turkey’s Black Sea Coast; Sightseeing Skills for the Ancient World; A Walk Through Tangier

Release Date: 10-06-2012


With a little help from expert guides, sightseeing in the ancient world of the Mediterranean takes on a whole new dimension.  We'll also get tips for visiting Tangier, on the Morrocan side of the Straight of Gibraltar, and for holidays along Turkey's alternative coast on the Black Sea.


  • Lale Surmen Aran, tour guide based in Istanbul, Turkey  
  • Colin Clement, tour guide based in Alexandria, Egypt
  • Anastasia Gaitanou, tour guide based in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Aziz Begdouri, tour guide and teacher, based in Tangier, Morocco  
  • dispatch from bicycle traveler Willie Weir 

Haiku Awards

Pgm 302 Miami Beach Haiku

  pale moon over sea

  dying sun hides behind clouds

  frenzied world pauses


  sands shift under foot

  waves break, light breeze stirs sea oats

  peaceful joy swells heart


  cloud caps catch last light

  eastward sky brightens like dawn

  day succumbs to night


      — Ron Feldheim, Miami Beach, FL