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Travel Blogs from Ankara
... prior to our departure. (Actually, there's no further need to refer to weather in this; there hasn't been a cloud since Istanbul, and temperatures consistently reach the mid-30s by midday. Any variation will certainly be newsworthy.)
To describe me as excited at the station would be rather an understatement. The following 1/3 of a week, and over 2000 kilometres, would dampen my ardour somewhat (more understatement).
Eleven of us ...
... area of Galatia.
2) Worship of the Mother Goddess involved worship of nature and specifically mountains, where she was thought to reside and look over her subjects in the lands below. She was often associated with particular mountains in different places and called “Mater” with the specific mountain as her surname.
3) One specific form of cult followers were called the galli. These were were young men who in a ecstatic, ...
... and holding court on the porch out front, spinning yarns while wreathed in smoke from his ever-present cigarette. Exactly what he was doing in Ankara I never quite ascertained; he would only vaguely say "some business, some pleasure", before changing the subject.
I also met a fellow kiwi (the first one so far) at Deeps. Katie is 6 months into a trip through central asia and the middle east, a seriously well-seasoned traveller approaching her 100th country! We ...
... the tire change took less time than expected. I now have enough time to do something else. Let's see what comes to my mind what I can do.
Ich habe mir als Schlafplatz ein kleines Feld neben einem Weizenfeld ausgesucht. Der Vorteil war, dass ich übriggebliebenes Stroh nutzen konnte um mir eine Unterlage zu bauen. Der Nachteil war, dass der Bauer mitten in der Nach die ...
... the seats are real cheap but it comes at the cost of wasted time, which people over there have plenty of.
Anyways, when I arrived in Ankara I had no idea about the city, in terms of sights to see and things to do, save for that Ataturk is buried here and that it is a pretty boring city. What I did first was go to the museum of WW1 and then I went down towards the mausoleum of Turkey's founding father, Ataturk.
Personally, I have a very ...