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Hundreds of islands like this lie off the coast of Turkey  

Hundreds of islands like this lie off the coast of Turkey

Travelling in Turkey from Kemer to the Bosphorus

July 5th 2009
Turkey... how can we give you an idea of this diverse and fascinating country? NUMBER ONE: Turks smile broadly when they find out we are Aussies and then tell you about their aunty in Sydney, uncle in Melbourne or girlfriend in Canberra - that's before they try to sell you something!! But they do it so nicely.... PRECONCEIVED IDEAS: The little we have seen has been amazing and we keep ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul

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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