Cappadocia October 30th 2011 Today we headed out from Ankara south to Cappadocia. More quality time on the bus but it is what it is. It is much colder yesterday and today than in Istanbul but not unbearable. The Atlantic snowstorm was the major topic as we boarded the bus. The people from the Northeast were happy to be here, as long as everything clears by the time we get back.
Along the way, we verred off the highway ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Central Anatolia » Cappadocia 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