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Troy

View over the valley
Troy

May 13th 2012
Troy, the mythical city that existed. Quite a different experience to the other ancient sites we have seen. More overgrown, making it much harder to see the layers of development of the site.Mostly walls and trenches including Schliemann's trench from which he took the jewelry. Most of the artifacts are in Berlin or in Russia (the Germans say the gold is in the Pushkin museum stolen during the ... read more
Middle East » Turkey

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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