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... 1923 Turkey declared itself a Republic & he began major reforms eg- the surname reform which gave people a surname for the first time, rather than being known by their father's first name; over riding the Arabic alphabet in favour of the Latin alphabet, using 29 letters with 8vowels. Arabic was difficult to learn & this increased the literacy rate from 30% in 1920, to almost 98% today. The social system changed following the de- throned Sultan's ...
... about 150 years old). Shortly after 0800hrs a young lad enters and disappears to the courtyard. A few minutes later and by now it's 0810hrs and having been told by the girl last night that it'll take at least 30mins to the bus station but depends on traffic it could be one of those trips that gets a little bit tight for time. The bloke who'd served beakfast appears and says, "OK - let's go" and promptly lugs my rucksack to his car. We speed through the city listening to the ...
... enough." (I never thought a 5 year old and a 7 year old could make me feel like that!)
On other (more positive) news, I made a friend with a tortoise, and I'm currently getting ready for the embassy party tonight. I met a few more people today who are going to the party too, so I wont be socialising with strangers.
I really am exhausted, and cannot WAIT for this free wine that I've been promised at the party.
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... modern Ankara. All over the city there are reminders of his contribution to the modern capitol and to Turkish society in general.
His aggressive military leadership helped repel the Allied naval assault at Cannakkale and the amphibious landings on the Aegean side of the Gallipoli peninsula in 1915.
He organized resistance to the Greek invasion after World War I and to a great extent secured ...
We got up very early today and flew to Ankara. There we met our guide (Not an Oasis person, but someone from a guide service). We met a few of the other folks on the tour. We went to the archeological museum and the mausoleum of Ataturk. Then the 3+ hours to Cappadocia. We saw some great things as the sun ...