Olympos and the Firery Chimaera of Doom! July 14th 2009 “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” - Seneca
At first I thought, along with most people I'm sure, that Mt. Olympos was in Greece. It was, after all, where Zeus and the rest of the gods supposedly resided according to Greek mythology. But it turns out there's one in Turkey as well, just spelled differently.
The sleepy town of Olympos lies nestled in a forested mount ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Mediterranean » Olympos 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