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Day 11 - Kuşadasi To Çanakkale

May 12th 2012
Today was another long day on the bus, 7 hours driving in total. Thankfully there are only 14 of us on a 44 seat bus, so everywhere has plenty of space to stretch out. We started off with a 3 hour drive out of Kuşadasi to Pergamon, an ancient Roman hospital complex. It is still an eerie feeling to be standing and walking on stones that were in common use over 2000 years ago. There were columns ga ... read more
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Turkish Flag 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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