Turkey 2015 part I - Two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World March 20th 2015 In Turkey there are more ancient ruins than we can count
A long time ago at a history lesson in school I (Ake) heard a lecture about the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. These sites were the most impressive human constructions in Ancient Greece and people travelled from places far away to marvel at the monuments that were erected there.
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Middle East » Turkey » Aegean » Bodrum 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
We are Emma Holmbro and Ake Dahllof. We live in Stockholm, Sweden.
We have travelled more or less regularly since the mid 1990-ies and it seems like the more we travel the more difficult it is to decide where to go next. Not because we are running out of places to visit but because we find more places we want to go to faster than we manage to travel to them.
Some of the things from our travel bucket list we have ticked off since we started this blog in 2006 are
Angel Falls in Venezuela
Machu Piccu in Peru
Chernobyl in Ukraine
Snorkelling in the Maldives
Mountain gorillas in Rwanda
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