Travel Blogs from Ankara, Turkey

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Visiting the Capital, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Visiting the Capital

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... bad, though not nearly as noisy!) The day after we arrived in Ankara was Ankara Day, the 81st anniversary of Ankara as the capital city of Turkey. In 1923, after the War of Independence with Greece, the new president of Turkey, Atatürk, moved the ...

Buying Avas Birthday gift, Megro, Turkey travel blog

Buying Avas Birthday gift

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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17.8.06 Buying Ava's gift Otopark Cankiri Cadessi, Ankara, Turkey Toys'r'us was surprisingly poorly stocked when I went to buy a gift for my grand daughter's birthday. Lynn and I took the taxi to Megros where there is a big shopping centre but I was ...

sick, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

sick

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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16.8.06 Lynn has come down with a tummy bug and is not feeling well, I think I'm not far behind as I feel a bit ...

Etnogragya museum, Namazgah Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Etnogragya museum

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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18.8.06 Etnografya Muzesi Namazgah, Ankara Lou, Lynn and I caught a taxi to the Etnografya museum in Ankara, (est 1927) in itself a magnificent building with a great dome, the interior of which is painted in rich blues, yellows and browns. The ...

Swimming Pool Ulus, Ulus Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Swimming Pool Ulus

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... out. We picked up the boys in a taxi where we'd left them, and headed on down to the local swimming pool. In Ulus, Ankara, near where we are camped. Swimming Pool. Ulus Three little boys who could speak some English, showed us where to buy the 5YTL ...

Another day in Ankara, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Another day in Ankara

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... a Turkish cappuccino and as luck would have it there was a basketball game playing on the café's television, between Australia and Turkey. As we had nothing planned for the day we stayed to watch Brian Gorgian coach the Australian team. Turkey won the ...

Meeting new friends, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Meeting new friends

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... of their own caravan parks will improve, I'm sure. Our hot, windy taxi trip to the Iranian Embassy in Iran Caddesi (Street), Ankara in Turkey was hair raising, and I was glad, I was not sitting in the front, Des said the fire wall between the cabin ...

The rules of the road, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

The rules of the road

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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· On the road to İstanbul, Turkey · GMT +2:00hrs Entry to ...

Still in Ankara Autopark, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Still in Ankara Autopark

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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19.8.06 Still in the otopark in Ulus, Ankara I had such a disturbed night's sleep, I slept though 2 calls to prayer from the loud speakers near by. There must be 2 mosques close by because the calls to prayer start about 30 seconds apart. This makes ...

Business & a bush-mans hanky., Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Business & a bush-mans hanky.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... second, not so funny, when we had no idea you needed to turn the gas off at the mains and seriously nearly gassed ourselves. Ankara was as smog filled spread-out city, with half the high hills of Istanbul, was half the temperature and half the coolness. ...

Ankara Day 1, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Ankara Day 1

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... my Swiss Army knife. It still seemed kind of early to go to sleep, so we took a taxi to Ankamall, the largest mall in Ankara on a quest to find a power transformer, but no dice. Bummer! I was impressed, however, with the fact that there were very few ...

Kids' entries, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Kids' entries

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... food, simit. It's this bread with honey and sesame seeds on top. We're walking to Ataturk's mausoleum, he's the guy who made modern Turkey in the early 1900's. Mom made us walk all the way up a steep hill and much more flat land, the mausoleum was cool ...

All The Dodgy Kebaps Finally Caught Up With Us.., Ankara, Turkey travel blog

All The Dodgy Kebaps Finally Caught Up With Us..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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Greetings friends and family from bustling Ankara, Turkey's capital city and the beginning of the end for the Turkey leg of our trip. Ankara is essentially the halfway point of for Turkey and from here we head up to the Black Sea and then head east for a ...

Ankara, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Ankara

A travel blog entry by tavini

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Ankara is a big, sprawling modern and ugly city, with few redeeming qualities. True, some parts of it don't look all that bad, but the central area where we stayed in was rather seedy. We decided to stay here for 2 full days in order to ...

Bus then train, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Bus then train

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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Today really wasn't much to write home about. We had the long bus ride (see tail end of the entry I counted for yesterday) and then we made our way to the train station. The traveling is starting to wear on us and we're looking forward to staying in ...

Last night in Turkey- Wedding in Ankara, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Last night in Turkey- Wedding in Ankara

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... late, so I started having visions of getting to Istanbul and having to choose between missing our connection to Ankara or leaving our suitcases in Turkey.  Josh must have polished his silver Pegasus charm because we barely had time to get off the ...

Technotrekker Software Technologies - FULL LIST, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Technotrekker Software Technologies - FULL LIST

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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Just a quickie for a few readers wondering about different aspects of the blog production process. These come from other entries but to make them easier to find, here is a full list of the software technologies I'm using to produce the blog. Please ...

Capital to Smurf Villages! (Ankara to Kapadokya), Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Capital to Smurf Villages! (Ankara to Kapadokya)

A travel blog entry by charlotte

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... for me was modern history and Ataturk changed so much, but not so long ago and you are reminded of that in Turkey every day. In Ankara we visited the castle and here talked to some children who were playing skipping games in the streets, we attempted to ...

Made it to Ankara, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Made it to Ankara

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... baths and slept for 12 hours. Now we are venturing out in search of food. Our hotel room has a really great view of Ankara, including Ataturk's tomb. We are also across the street from a Metro station. With that, Josh proclaimed, "Ankara is in the ...

Time to finally stop moving for a bit., Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Time to finally stop moving for a bit.

A travel blog entry by gtrob

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... mausoleum and associated museum, some statues and things, and probably a couple things I'm forgetting... all quite cool. I have a Tues-Thurs class schedule and 4 day weekends... how fantastic is that? Next weekend is Cappedoccia (a place in ...

ignore this, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

ignore this

A travel blog entry by gtrob

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this entry is just for proper continuity of the lines and dots on the ...

pictures, yay!, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

pictures, yay!

A travel blog entry by gtrob

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hello my peoples... i have finally gotten around to partaking in the painstaking task of uploading pictures. the selection is fairly random, but a decent cross section of the 250 or so i ...

More observations of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

More observations of Turkey

A travel blog entry by gtrob

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... aspect of their culture. The western world, on the other hand, grows up to fast. We become jaded, selfish, unfriendly. Turkey is somewhere in between. This is, of course, only the geographically western, more industrialized, more modern, more ...

Through Ismir, Ismir, Turkey travel blog

Through Ismir

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... terminal is a much better place to hang out than the domestic terminal. Only 10 minutes delayed, we caught a Turkish Airlines flight to Ankara. On board we tried Ayran, a salty yogurt drink. It wasn't bad, but I don't think any of us will order it ...

Ankara Day 2, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Ankara Day 2

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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... of the museum doesn't sound very snappy, but it really is an incredible museum and probably the first thing anyone coming to Ankara should go see (I'm completely in agreement with the guidebook on this one). At this point, one would think I would now ...

A Real Bit of Turkey (blog), Ankara, Turkey travel blog

A Real Bit of Turkey (blog)

A travel blog entry by martyt

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... in a full internet cafe on a busy intersection in Ankara. At last we have left the tourist saturated areas of Turkey and I am much grateful. Ankara is very much a European city, good stuff before we head off into the depths of conservative Eastern ...

Turkish Delight, Bulgaria and Turkey, Turkey travel blog

Turkish Delight

A travel blog entry by lucky

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... his flute. As the soft soothing tones of the flute filled the air, we retired into the cabin and I prepared to awake in another country, Turkey. "Goodnight Nicoli" "Goodnight Luke Skywalker" Maybe Nicoli understood a bit more than I had ...

One last day in Istanbul, Whirlwind through the country, Turkey travel blog

One last day in Istanbul

A travel blog entry by lucky

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... for breakfast and we all feasted on locals breads, of which I was given the choicest bits and feta cheese, a traditional breakfast in Turkey. Being slightly clueless as how to eat it, Babane showed me by rolling chunks of Feta Cheese into a long Pita-like ...

Random observations:  Turkey Edition, V1.0, Ankara, Turkey travel blog

Random observations: Turkey Edition, V1.0

A travel blog entry by gtrob

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... ... random interesting observations about a country. First, a couple about money. In the hundred(s) of monetary transactions I have had in Turkey, I have only received 1 korush (100 korush = 1 lira =~ .6 USD) pieces in, maybe, three of them. I ...

Apologıes for any squıffy punctuatıon - ..., ıstanbul, Turkey travel blog

Apologıes for any squıffy punctuatıon - ...

A travel blog entry by gdrenfrew

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apologıes for any squıffy punctuatıon - keyboard has turkısh layoutç Arrıved ın turkey on saturday. Flıght ın from Frankfurt was a bıt haıry, some turbulence and spılt drınks and screamıng chıldren (me ıncluded). Was very happy to ...

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