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Oleanders in the snow at Pamukkale  
   

Oleanders in the snow at Pamukkale

(It's not really snow)
It's a bus - it's a plane - it's a Kamil Koç!

May 28th 2016
It was a travel day today: 3.5 hours on a bus trying to be a plane and 30 minutes on a bus trying to be a taxi. What I'd heard about Turkish intercity buses was all true: they're run more like planes, with seat-back screens, reclining bucket seats and drink+snack service. Not a bad way to travel. Then I took a dolmuş for the final leg of the trip to Pamukkale: a bus with about 15 seats that serve ... 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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