Cankaya Hotel

Bayraktar Mah. Bayrakli Sok. No:35, Ankara, Ankara, Turkey | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ankara

Bombs over Baghdad

A travel blog entry by maggie360 on Oct 31, 2013

15 photos

... asked him where he s from and he said Seattle! I wish him lucks with the Seahawks since this could be their year... Very surprisingly, as soon as we entered Iraqi airspace we were in clouds! This wasn't supposed to happen! We were supposed to have crystal clear blue skies with unlimited visibility. Instead next thing we knew we picked up a little ice on our pitot heat intake and our airspeed started to decrease. This was the kind of thing we had to worry about around Iqaluit, ...

Finally in Ankara!

A travel blog entry by andulairah on Mar 22, 2013

4 photos

... Ronaldo), the bus driver, and either another bus driver and a couple of their friends or so it seems.
We left Van early Tuesday morning at 9am onwards to Van, arriving 4.30am the following morning.
The journey was very long and arduous, and it just isnt something I will ever get used to. Every few hours the bus would stop at road restaurants along the way where there are men outside waiting ...

Touring Turkey's Capital

A travel blog entry by tckontis on Apr 26, 2012

5 comments, 17 photos

... also passed by the burial chamber of Ataturk, which no one is allowed to enter. We saw a lot of school groups, both small preschool age and what seemed to be Middle School graduates. Also, Australian dignitaries came to the Mausoleum, so we got to see a special ceremony.

Afterwards, we went across the city and to the Museum of Anatolian Civilization. Some of the ruins in the museum were from ...

Sanliurfa... City of Prophets

A travel blog entry by cotafamily4 on Apr 18, 2010

26 photos

... praying for mere blindness... I have been to many holy sites around the globe and have found some of the devout to be a unpredictably dangerous, as I have witnessed a strange fervor that seems to well up inside, temporarily blinding them from their earthly existence... and realities... I remember in India watching a group of Hindu pilgrims literally tear sections of an old mosque apart with their bare ...

Cultural tour to turkey

A travel blog entry by tunalim on Aug 31, 2009

1 comment, 2 photos

... Decree is considered to be a kind of constitution which gave Turkey the means to enter road to contemporary civilization.

The principles inherent in the Tanzimat Reform Decree thereby laid the basis for the constitutional regime of modern Turkey and the realization of secularism.

Despite many internal problems and disturbances during the reign of Abdülaziz (1861-1876) the effects of westernization in society became even more evident. Namık Kemal, Ziya Pasha, ...