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St. John's Tomb

That's St. John the Apostle, not the Baptist. One lady was really confused about this.
Last Day in Turkey

June 13th 2012
Finished up with the main sites in Selcuk today. Started at St. John's Basilica, which is literally right across the street from my hotel. This was a massive place in its day, and actually holds the tomb of St. John. Fun to just wander around the ruins. Next checked out a cool ruined mosque just down the street before heading to the absolutely pitiful remains of one of the Seven Wonders of the ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Aegean » Selçuk

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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