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Fairy chimneys

November 7th 2006
Spent 2 days in Goreme which is in Cappadocia, eastern Turkey. Took in a cultural show with Whirling Dervishes (religious cult) and local dancing with all-you-can eat and drink. Sore heads all around the following morning. But the major highlight was going on an early morning balloon flight which was so breathtaking and peaceful. I'll let the pictures say it all. ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Central Anatolia » Cappadocia

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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