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Nomadic boy herding goats in the Desert  

Nomadic boy herding goats in the Desert

Bill and Carol's Senior Years Abroad: Mezopotamya Turkiye'de (The Mesopotamian Turkey)

October 29th 2011
We have some pretty exotic tales for this post! We just returned from a trip unlike any we have taken. We knew we wanted to spend some time in the far eastern/southeastern Turkey, including Turkey's swatch of the famed "fertile crescent," where the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers flow. This largely Kurdish area borders Iran, Iraq, and Syria and is home to some of the longest inhabited settlement ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Southeastern Anatolia

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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