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Anzac Cove  

Anzac Cove

Gallipoli

October 8th 2009
Ke┼čan looked hazy in the morning. The hotel breakfast was, I had been reliably informed, typically Turkish: olives, boiled eggs, fetta cheese, sliced tomatoes and cucumber, and grape juice. "Good breakfast!" I had been told the evening before. It was good, and surprisingly meatless. The bus to the Gallipoli Peninsula that I had been promised was not now running apparently. A few commanding sho ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Gallipoli

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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