The Hunt for Yeni Mosque August 13th 2013 Hello my fellow travelers!
This is the second of 18 posts I'll make about my trip to Turkey and the Balkans in 2013 and it will cover my second day in Ankara.
The first visit of the day was the magnificent Kocatepe Mosque, built between 1967 and 1987. It was located quite literally just around the corner from where I was staying and I definitely recommend visiting it. It's very large and int ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Central Anatolia » Ankara 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
I'm a small Swede that simply just love to travel. I haven't been around as much as I'd wish to yet, but my life long goal is to visit all the countries in the world. I still have a long way to go before that mission is accomplished though. I live with my two cats and one spider in Alvesta, a small city outside of Växjö where I try to host people from all over the world as often as I can. If you need a place to stay, just look me up on couchsurfing.org and send me a request. My living I make working as a insurance adviser, it's a soft job with plenty of free time.
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