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Hierapolis amphitheatre
Turkey 2015 part II - Pamukkale and Hierapolis

March 20th 2015
To walk in the water from the Pamukkale hot spring is a sweet luxury The first half of this trip I, Ake, spent visiting various ancient sites in the southeast of Turkey. But there was one more thing I wanted to see while being in this part of Turkey and that was Pamukkale. Pamukkale is a place I bypassed when I travelled in Turkey many years ago. Since then I have been thinking about going th ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Aegean » Pamukkale

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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29th April 2015

Hierapolis
There are Greek ruins and there are Greek ruins Emma. Some are lucky enough to see some and some like me are not. But you have to admit this amphitheatre is beautifully preserved and beautifully presented...truly spectacular.
30th April 2015

I was lucky with that one
The lighting in the back made half the picture. I got lucky on that one. It only lasted for a few minutes and I sprinted up to the amphitheatre to catch it

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