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Jamal

This is our guide Jamal. He forced his services on us and then got annoyed when we wanted to take our time exploring the area instead of rushing about.
A Short Journey into Mesopotamia

August 26th 2007
One of the things I love about traveling without an itinerary is that plans can change on a moment’s notice. My plans were to leave Cappadocia on an early bus to Kahta, near the base of Mt. Nimrut, with my Canadian friend Errol and then continue on to the mountain. We packed our stuff up in the morning and checked out of the hostel. Then we headed down to the bus station to buy some tickets. ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Southeastern Anatolia » Urfa

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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