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The guard at the Aspendos Roman theatre earned a little extra cash by supplying a ladder for after-hours viewing
Bill and Carol's Senior Years Abroad: Merhaba, Hoscakal (Hello, Goodbye)

May 21st 2012
With nine remaining days in Turkey, we are writing from our Antalya flat, which is already denuded. Each day friends and strangers come by to haul off items they have purchased during our moving sale, and they stay for tea and conversation. "What's the matter? Why are you leaving Turkey?" they ask. "When are you coming back?" In a culture in which plans are seldom made more than a few days in ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Mediterranean » Antalya

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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