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Sunset over Ankara  
   

Sunset over Ankara

Jeff, Kirsten, and I clambored up to this vista hilltop with a citadel offering amazing views and romantic sunsets.
Turkey Trottin'

May 24th 2016
Why travel to Turkey in these unsettling times you might ask. To answer, lets back up a bit to 2013 when our youngest, Jessica, feels the pull to add Turkish to her list of language proficiencies. In short, she studies 2 years and receives a Fulbright scholarship to teach English in Turkey’s capitol city, Ankara. Being both a dedicated mom and a hopeless wanderer, this is just the reason I need ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Central Anatolia » Ankara

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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