Nemrut Dagi (Mount Nemrut) September 19th 2011 The next day Mehmet had a trip organised for us to Nemrut Dagi (Mount Nemrut). It turned out to be a 450 km round trip, which was a long day but truely well worht it. Mehmet's car is Air Conditioned so the driving was fine. It was the hiking to and walking around the sites in 38 - 40 deg that got to us.
Nemrut Dagi is in Nemrut Dagi National Park and to get there we had to cross the Euphrat ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Southeastern Anatolia » Mount Nemrut 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