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WW1 trenches

From Man-made Horrors to Natural Wonders

August 10th 2010
The last week has seen us continuing firmly on the tourist path around Turkey. Our first step, like so many Kiwis and Australians, was the pilgrimage to Gallipoli. Ask any antipodean about Gallipoli and they will at least have heard of it. On the 90th anniversary of ANZAC Day, 20000 Kiwis and Australians visited the dawn services. Our destination after our 6 hour bus ride from Istanbul was the ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara

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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