Travel Blogs from DogubeyazIt, Turkey

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Where The Streets Have No Name.., Dogubayazit - Ishak Pasa Palace, Turkey travel blog

Where The Streets Have No Name..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... and around Dogubayazit and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. On our wanders through the old village we were accosted by the craziest family in Turkey. This guy had 7 kids all under 12 to one wife and all they wanted to do was take photos with us. In the ...

Gule gule to Turkey (blog), Dogubayazit, Turkey travel blog

Gule gule to Turkey (blog)

A travel blog entry by martyt

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... on in the trip - we have only just left Europe - some of the group were even invited into a local school! Turkey has been a huge surprise. The landscape varied from snow capped mountains to endless plaines, green hills and valleys to rock covered ...

Noah's Arksville, Dogubayazit, Turkey travel blog

Noah's Arksville

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... had dinner together. Over food, and then our last beers until we get to India, we gave him the lowdown on how expensive Wetern Turkey/Eastern Europe/Wester Europe was going to be. He on the other hand, gave us the good news that everything for us was now ...

It's grim up East... of Turkey, DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

It's grim up East... of Turkey

A travel blog entry by jtw000

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... war zone now. We stopped off in a little town called Doğubeyazıt which probably translates to the toilet of Turkey. We checked into a highly questionable hotel in this highly questionable town and all the lights in the town went out completely. ...

Doğubayazıt: İshak Palace and Beyon, Doğubayazıt, Turkey travel blog

Doğubayazıt: İshak Palace and Beyon

A travel blog entry by oldrover

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... more fully, lovingly caressed in the on-line pictures of the Dutchman, Dick Ossman:  http://www.pbase.com/dosseman/dogubeyazit_turkey Mine, however, are more recent, and show some of the "preservation" construction currently underway in the palace. ...

Home of Noahs Ark, Dogubeyazit, Turkey travel blog

Home of Noahs Ark

A travel blog entry by thejourney

Will ...

ERT: Dogubayazit: Noah's Ark on Doorstep of Iran?, Dogubeyazit, Turkey travel blog

ERT: Dogubayazit: Noah's Ark on Doorstep of Iran?

A travel blog entry by chiapoe

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... town of Dogubayazit.  As with Kars, Dogubayazit was not as described as the guidebooks are quickly outdated and modernization in Turkey has reached its eastern frontier.  In Dogubayazit, all of the roads were paved, there were some modern shops ...

Dwars door Turkije EN Kurdistan.., DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

Dwars door Turkije EN Kurdistan..

A travel blog entry by maartenmarieann

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Hallo allemaal, Ja we zijn weer wat laat met de blog maar we hebben ECHT geen tijd gehad.. Ok here it goes.. Wij naar Pamukale: waar een ongewoon schouwspel in de bergen ligt. Een soort spierwit gesteente in terrasformule waar mineraalwater afstroomt en ...

Et ca flotte..., DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

Et ca flotte...

A travel blog entry by sebjossi

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... pas drole! Je finis dans un bus! Ambiance de fou je regrette pas! ...

dangerous Kurdistan, DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

dangerous Kurdistan

A travel blog entry by durgai.nath

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You know you are in Kurdistan when the children on the side of the roads, instead of waving at you, are throwing rocks... but you also know because the landscape changes dramatically and the green golden hills make your heart beat faster. One of the ...

Dogubeyazit, Dogubeyazit, Turkey travel blog

Dogubeyazit

A travel blog entry by jon_and_liz

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As we headed north up the western boarder of Turkey, a stop in Dogubayazit was essential.  (It's pronounced "doh-oo-bay-yah-zuht."  If you give up, do what we did and just call it "dog biscuit.")  The city has 2 things on ...

Camping with the Turkish Mafia, DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

Camping with the Turkish Mafia

A travel blog entry by nikijaine

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... grimy children, who were tending some goats came over and were very sweet, posing for photos and being fascinated by the truck. Dogubeyazit itself was a cliche of a border town; well from what we could see from the truck as it was the first place that ...

Leaving Turkey..., Dogubeyzit, Turkey travel blog

Leaving Turkey...

A travel blog entry by 70onabike

... . Back to Unye for a sleep! Day 3 : Unye to Erzerum 514km Day 4 : Erzerum to Dogyebeyazit 318km. Rain... we seem to be averaging 1 day of rain in each country we have visited. Turkey being no exception. Thankfully it has never lasted more than an ...

Dogubayazit - And I Ran, Is Not So Far Away...., Dogubayazit, Turkey travel blog

Dogubayazit - And I Ran, Is Not So Far Away....

A travel blog entry by adrianmurray

... it seems to read well in the Travel Guide.... And it means that I do get to see more of the Middle Eastern side of Turkey, which I think is essential in order to get a full feel of the ethnic and cultural flavours of this country. It means a lazy day ...

Doggy Biscuit, DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

Doggy Biscuit

A travel blog entry by pussandjulesy

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 We now make our way to Dogubeyazit (affectionally known as Doggybiscuit, known by us as Dodgybiscuit)!  We got through the 3 nights bush camping.... just!  The driving is getting pretty hairy now with roads only just big enough for us ...

Mt Ararat 4 day climb in aid of bowel cancer, DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

Mt Ararat 4 day climb in aid of bowel cancer

A travel blog entry by sallycousens

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... of reward - achievement.  Go on you know you want to!  We raised £1261.67 of which £300 will go to a family in Eastern Turkey where the husband has cancer and is unable to work, the rest will go to Bowel Cancer UK for bowel cancer awareness. ...

Dogubeyazit & Armenian Connection, DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

Dogubeyazit & Armenian Connection

A travel blog entry by kdwali

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Eastern Turkey. The Mountains., Doğubeyazıt, Turkey travel blog

Eastern Turkey. The Mountains.

A travel blog entry by cimek

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This day was even tougher than one before. The east Turkey has nothing but mountains, some of them very high. Since we started we were keep saying - doesn't matter that it's cold, when we reach Turkey it starts to be worm and sunny. What a mistake! Today ...

From Ankara to the Turkish Border, Dogubeyazit, Turkey travel blog

From Ankara to the Turkish Border

A travel blog entry by jo_and_kenny

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Hi all Just a quick update today. We are now in Dogubeyazit on the Iran Turkish border and are due to head to Iran tomorrow. Since leaving Ankara we have covered a LOT of miles - 2 days of 12 hours travel each day and another of 5 hours. These ...

Dogubayazit, Dogubayazit, Turkey travel blog

Dogubayazit

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Dogubayazit ...

Frontier border town, DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

Frontier border town

A travel blog entry by mattandnicole

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on the way to iran ...

Last day in Turkey and one more Palace, DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

Last day in Turkey and one more Palace

A travel blog entry by mikeandfi

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Photo Essay until I upload the ...

Frontier towns, DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

Frontier towns

A travel blog entry by ashventures

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... using a mixture of pre-emptive intimidation and evasive maneuvers, and rode onwards to what would be our last mountain pass of Turkey. Somewhere along the way, the long-awaited (for me, at least), majestic and snowy Mount Ararat came into view in all its ...

Silk road, Dogubayazit, Turkey travel blog

Silk road

A travel blog entry by tinker

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... great photos of the Palace and again the place totally lıved upto all expectations! bıg wows! I had tought that comimg to Turkey I'd be a long away from tribal law and honnor killings, but down here in Un offishal Kurdistan its just an everyday fact ...

Day 35-37 Eastern Turkey and Doggy Biscuit, DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

Day 35-37 Eastern Turkey and Doggy Biscuit

A travel blog entry by lizandmaxuktooz

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... hovering over our tent door. Day 37 Up early to escape the mossies and another drive day towards Dogubeyazit aka Doggy Biscuit, which is the border area of Turkey. We noticed that there was a high military presence in the area and looking at the map we ...

Dogubayazit, DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

Dogubayazit

A travel blog entry by galumphing

As the bus left Van, I enjoyed the view of purple mountains over a blue-green lake -- and as we neared Doğubayazıt, the horizon was dominated by the impressive Mount Ararat. After quickly finding a hotel, the Dutch couple and I went ...

lets go to Iran, DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

lets go to Iran

A travel blog entry by karen1012

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... morning, barking its head off as the early ballooners got up to get the transport to the take off site!! A little story about Turkey and dogs!! There are loads of big dogs running wild that have been dumped and I don't mean mongrels, I mean proper ...

27th – 29th September, Dogubayazit, Turkey travel blog

27th – 29th September

A travel blog entry by orioncassiopiea

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... to see the school and it was extraordinary.  These girls were so fast at knotting (double knot technique, only done in Turkey) and the patterns they were creating were so incredibly detailed.  It was a real education.  There were two to ...

Hanging around in Doggy Biscuit, DogubeyazIt, Turkey travel blog

Hanging around in Doggy Biscuit

A travel blog entry by kai.berlick

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... with tarpaulins sealing the roof, hand built stone walls out the front and flocks of goats nearby. Once we arrived in Dogubeyazit we were presented with a small border town, the outskirts rough and half finished in many places although the centre was ...

Buying tents for the women!, Doğubeyazıt, Turkey travel blog

Buying tents for the women!

A travel blog entry by kai.berlick

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... on the way back down and discovered they were a Belgian couple who were cycling for 15 months and were 8 months in. From Turkey they were also heading into Iran but would go north through the 'stans into China then loop around into India to finish their ...

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