Travel Blogs from Ankara
... the religious schools, made the schools so they where no longer separate, and gave the the same alphabet as ours. After that we had a another long van ride. I believe it was 4 hours. Along the way we stop for lunch. The lunches were very good. Tomorrow we get up early 4:45 to take the hot air balloon ride. Tonight we went to a local village and had dinner made for us by a local family. The food was great. ...
... lunch in hand, off we go. I turn up at 8am for the scheduled staff meeting to find... nobody. Hmm. The boys are off playing, so I have a little wander around. I take the initiative to ask the first person I see whether they have anything to do with the summer school and whether I can follow them. Thankfully, both answers were yes.
The staff meeting was utterly uninformative. There had been a week previous to the one I was working already, and everyone else ...
... night together, chatting, laughing and eating the best baked potatoes in town. The concept of vegetarianism is foreign to most Turks. Our new friends did not know how to handle that; in fact we were the first people they have met that never eat any meat products. They learned that there is nothing wrong with their kebaps (that each Turk is proud of). We just choose not to have any meat.
Mohamed's place was in a very central area full of parks ...
... doing it. So we stayed right here in Ankara. The time was about 6.30 when we settled in. The journey was just long enough, just entertaining enough and just quick enough to be just right. Tomorrow we’re going to go further, slower and longer. We’re going to try to make time and get out of here in 2 more days and cross into Iran the next morning. Tomorrow sees an early start and realistically an all-day ride at more plodding speeds on roads where plodding is quick. First there will be ...
... era, and continue chronologically through the Neolithic, Early Bronze, Assyrian trading colonies, Hittite, Phrygian, Urartian, Greek, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman periods. If you have not heard about all of these periods then you are not alone. There was also an extensive collection of artifacts from excavations throughout Turkey to demonstrate developments ...
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