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Today we went to the Ankara Castle. There is not much there and they do not know much about it, so I can't not tell anything about it. It did have great views of the city. We then went to Ataturk Mausoleum which is the Mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. He was the founder of the Turkey Republic. He changed nanny things for the country. I can't remember everything he did but some of them are, got rid of ...
Had a 10 minute drive to the Kemal Attaturk museum which is being renovated(what's new), an insight into the design capabilities of ancient civilisations. The museum records the history of the Asia minor.The pitchers and containers are being replicated today, and some designs are ingenious. Carving of ivory and stone was intricate.
Next, to the Attaturk mausoleum which is massive and so impressive. It is obvious by the number of visitors including ...
... to go to a Hamam that time and we settled for the second "best thing" - smoking narghile and playing backgammon. Sasha and Dasha just wanted to try hookah and they did it the way locals do. Our pipe was melon flavored. Sasha learned to play backgammon - it turned out to be much easier than chess. Despite his lucky dice he lost. However, the game is not about winning or losing. No wonder why life in Turkey is so stress free!
Until next time,
... 26th, we decided to have a picnic in the
Englischer Gartens. This is a large plot of land set aside for recreational use. A
river runs through the gardens where surfers surf and everyone is out
tanning, playing volleyball, and badminton. We had picnic of brie cheese,
strawberry jam, a baguette, and some wine and relaxed under the sun for the
day. After that we found a large biergarten to have a beer before ...
... absence of any wind, it didn't actually feel cold. Made my way by bus and metro to Ullus in search of my hostel which was the cheapest one that I could find in Ankara. But with poor directions, having inadvertently deleted the email with address so operating from memory alone, I spent the best part of 4 hours wandering and looking with no luck. Then suddenly thousands of football supporters descended for ...