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Fri May 30, Hittite capital, Hattusas
Hatti Culture, 2300-2000 BC; Hittite Culture 2000-1200 BC. Selšuk told us that the Hittites displaced the Hatti Culture, though they probably lived side by side in a peaceful penetration leading by degrees to a monopoly of political power. But here is a link to an article that says there were no …
Wednesday May 15 Day 13: Cappadocia/Hattusha/Ankara
"Leaving Cappadocia this morning we travel to the Hittite site of Hattusha, former capital of the Hittite empire dating to the 2nd millennium BCE and known for its thoughtful urban layout. We tour this UNESCO site then continue on to Ankara. "
We depart the fairyland of Cappadocia …
... Jung Bahadur Rana's statue was uprooted from its original location and installed in one corner of Tundikhel. We'd bent the head of Mahendra's statue during our 'people's revolution' & the white marble statue of Tribhuvan at Trirpureshore was blackened by thousands of polluting vehicles that pass through everyday. I couldn't find any memorial for B.P. Koirala (who by the way isn't included in the list). My attempt to find the memorial for names Rishikesh Shaha included ...
... was a nice guy. Some people just have that trusting face. Hamdi and I ended up spending the whole afternoon together while Bilge was at work. We immediately got along/ I felt that I was talking too much sometimes, mainly because I hardly met anyone in Goreme while I was there for the last 3 days. I learned some interesting things about Hamdi. He just finished his 5 months of military service and was now looking for a job (I suggested he take a look at ...
... is it me?
Anyway, I am still alive and kicking. For interest, a bus to Bursa from Ankara took 6 hours, and left Ankara at just after 8am, about 10 minutes after I arrived at the otogar, the bus station. Turkey has the most incredible bus transportation system. Not just this time. I find it ever so.
The buses are large and clean. They all have busboys. Just after leaving the otogar the boy came around with ...
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Most comfortable bed in the world. Near a major shopping/eating street.
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