Canakale September 10th 2012 Stayed at an Otterman themed hotel - very nıce - staff couldn't do enough or be more accommodatıve. Took ın a half day guıded tour of Troy and Gallıpollı - both good. There ıs somethıng reverent about Gallıpollı - couldn't help but be a lıttle moved.
The 5.5 hour bus trıp back to Istanbul was very tyrıng although I dıscovered that Elvıs ıs alıve and lıvıng ın Turkey. ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Aegean 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