Middle Eastern flavours August 27th 2008 By the time we got to Mardin we were all feeling a little worse for wear. Both Sandra and Xavi picked up a tummy bug but somehow I managed to avoid it again. Mardin's range of cheap accom is thin on the ground, so their timing was fitting. They had no option but to stay in a nice hotel room with a very clean bathroom! We were also so exhausted given we'd been on the move everyday since we ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Southeastern Anatolia » Urfa 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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