Turkey - 6 Weeks


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Middle East » Turkey
June 22nd 2012
Published: June 26th 2012
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Turkey - 6 Weeks Turkey has become one of my favourite countries due to its exetremely friendly people, its diversity and its unique geological areas. Turkeys history is fascinating and layered (with civilisations such as the Romans, Greeks, Lycians, Thracians, Hittites, and many more having strutt their stuff here) and there are Islamic and Christian influences from more recent times. There ... Read Full Entry



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Waking up in Hasankeyf

Where we slept under the stars
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Hasankeyf

The town
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Hasankeyf

Remains of a Roman bridge
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Hasankeyf

Some of the thousands of caves in the area
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Hasankeyf

The Tigris river
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Close to Hasankeyf

We followd the Tigris river
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Cool Name...

... shite town
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Dıyarbakır

A church we visited ...
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... a Kurdısh church
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Ladies after a big shop
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This guy bought us an ice cream
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The massive castle walls
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There were tower blocks everywhere - also typically Turkish
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Harran

Typical Beehıve houses
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Harran

They were really cool inside despite being 45 degrees outside
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Bazda Cave

The cave was massive ...
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Bazda Cave

... and went on and on ...
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Bazda Cave

... and there were tunnels that went for many kılometres
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Bazda Cave

A family living there - possibly Syrian reffugees



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