Barcelo Ankara Altinel
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Woke up with the morning call to prayer at 4:45, didn't quite make it out of bed. Up at 5:45 and headed out for a walk around the district, watching the neighbourhood wake up.
Early start to the tour and we are on our way to Ankara by 8:00.
Stopped at Sivrihisar for lunch, a wrap filled with potato or cheese that is grilled.
Ankara, as the capital of Turkey, is very modern. Here we visited Ataturk’s Mausoleum...one of the largest in the world commemorating past President’s/leaders. Actually we didn't do much here and I don't think it was worth the travel here except that it had the best highway to connect back to Istanbul.
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... which was nice. They helped me take my suitcases to a taxi and then that was it, I was done.
I was very sad to be leaving, this has definitely been the best year of my life. I have met so many amazing people and seen some beautiful places. I am confident now that I can live in Turkey permanently when I marry Zeki. I really don't want to go back to Norwich now, but only one more year to go until my degree is done and I can start my Turkish life.
... Riesenlärm und die Ungewissheit ob ich gehen muss -> war aber kein Problem. Ich wollte noch am gleichen Tag in Ankara ein Töffshop suchen gehen um ggf. Pneus zu kaufen. Ich finde im Internet ein BMW Händler und fahre auch gleich dahin. Der Händler sagte dann, dass sie an nicht BMW Motorräder nicht herumschrauben. Ich sagte kein Problem, ich werde die Pneus selber montieren. Sie haben aber keine Reifen für ...
... political power. His ideas are collectively referred to as "Kemalism". He, almost single-handedly, transformed Turkey and its people, from a monarchy with subjects to a modern nation with citizens.
Prior to my trip, I was unsure of what was an appropriate relationship between Islam and the state was. After visiting Pakistan though, I can honestly say I believe in about 80% of what Mustafa Kemal said and did because a nation like Pakistan is being driven ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBarcelo Ankara Altinel
A wonderful spot to stay and a good room with a very comfortable King size bed.
Great shower that was spoiled by the outlet being partially blocked.
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