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Ephesus, Turkey  

Ephesus, Turkey

East meets West part bir

April 15th 2008
15 April 2008 I've been in Turkey for almost a month now. My daughter, Shay, lives in Izmir, so that has been where I have spent the majority of my time. Izmir is a fairly modern city, by Turkish standards, and we even live above a Starbucks, which is still too expensive. For the most part, though, Turkey has been much easier on the wallet than the UK and Europe. Accomodations are inexpensi ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Aegean » Pamukkale

Turkish Flag Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
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