Kayseri August 12th 2012 On my way to Kars from Cappadocia, I stopped in Kayseri. I had a few hours in between two bus rides, and so I decided to head to the city center and to take a look.
Kayseri has a caravanserai, some nice mosques, an impressive citadel, and a huge bazaar that has spilled inside the actual citadel.
There are several tall mountains near Kayseri, making for a very impressive backdrop. I am told t ... read more
Middle East » Turkey 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
I am a scholar. My works brings me to visit many new places.
I am also never one to turn down a good travel opportunity. So, whenever my work brings me close to some friends, or whenever a friend would like to go travel and offers a ride, I pack up my suitcase and go.
Hence the title of this blog, 'Scholar without Borders'.
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