Days 40-45 – Eceabat (Gallipoli Peninsula) July 24th 2011 Our holiday is just about over and Eceabat has been our last stop before heading back to Istanbul and the plane back to Australia.
We arrived in Eceabat on Tuesday after a long bus trip from Selçuk. Our trip took a little longer than expected as there was an accident on one stretch of road that closed the road for about 30 minutes. We don’t know what happened but we could see that a Coca C ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Gallipoli 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