Cankaya Hotel

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

Temple of Augustus

A travel blog entry by laurennorman on Dec 14, 2013

1 comment, 9 photos

Zeki paid me a surprise visit this week. I woke up on wednesday morning to him calling me asking me to open the front door! It was such lovely surprise. He had a couple of days free before his exams started so we chilled out, did a bit of shopping, and on friday we went to Ulus (the old part of Ankara) to tick another thing off of my list of things to see. We went to Haci Bayram mosque which ...

Real Turkish delight is rather delightful.

A travel blog entry by kathyonfoote on Jul 01, 2013

... plane - I've never really been a fan of it previously, but I thought hey, when in Turkey... and it was delicious!
Got to Istanbul at about 8.15pm. My next flight to Ankara boarded at 8.50pm. I thought half an hour would be OK for the change. Got off, found a nice family that showed me the way to go. No connecting flights sign, just VISA and PASSPORT queues. I talk to a man who just says get a visa and go through passport. The problem here ...

Hey, I heard you were a Wild Dog. (ooooooo)

A travel blog entry by nickybates on Jun 02, 2012

... Today, our first of 3 days off, we went to the Ataturk Mausoleum and Museum with Professor Petrie who arrived last night as Professor Graham went to some fancy dean meeting in Istanbul. The Mausoleum moment is HUGE and interesting- Ataturk was a revolutionary leader in the early 20th century who not only gained freedom for Turkey from the Greeks and everyone else who was trying to knock out the Ottomans, he was also a huge part of Turkey's move ...

An English Language Fellow (ELF)in Turkey 2010-201

A travel blog entry by carolina2782 on Sep 12, 2010

6 photos

... favorite was a lecture by a Turkish professor on Turkish Art. This gentleman brought slides of Turkish art and architecture, read Turkish poetry and shared Turkish tradition and culture with drama and style. In all honesty it was one of the best lectures I have ever attended.

A highlight of this week was renewing my friendship with a former English student of mine and her family. During 2008 and 2009 I met with Ayse in her home twice a week ...


A travel blog entry by cat2222 on May 04, 2010

6 comments, 24 photos

... permission to issue visas for us – permission that could take anything up to 4 weeks to come through! The guy said he would send the fax for us today. It seemed that our best option would be to have the permission fax sent and if it was granted before we get to Tehran we would continue to the border of Iran and Pakistan and pick them up at the embassy there, otherwise we would make the call to fly over from Tehran directly to India instead. ...