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... our sons as well.
To experience Galipoli, the eerie silence and wind straight off the Aegean sea, is something I will never forget. A part of the world, a part of history that holds so much loss yet bares the ANZAC legend, spirit and way of life. The fact that we are a country of battlers and without questions (time and time again) we will do anything for our mates. We honestly are truly blessed.
... Book of Revelations .... a place of quiet reflection .... a writer's paradise. "Meryemana Evi " is located approximately 7 kilometres south of Selcuk. This is believed to be the last dwelling place of Mary. The belief stems from the visions of a German nun, Sr Anna Katherine Emmerich who lived in the 1800s. A network of priests and researchers finally locate a house near Kirkinca village on the outskirts of Mt Bulbiel. They find local village folklore speaks of the ...
... and each time the occupants re-built and expanded the city. In the times of the Byzantine Empire, the natural landscape around the city had changed so much that the city was no longer situated on the coast and as such became abandoned as the Byzantines relocated up the the coast to Constantinople (Istanbul). Our guide Zuzu (yes that's her real name) was fantastic. She was very passionate about the ancient city and it's history, and her English was very good which made it ...
... was so amazing being at Gallipoli for Anzac Day with thousands of other kiwis to honour those who have died fighting for our freedom. It was also very sad because of the waste of so many young lives! They were so excited to go to war to have an adventure and it wasn't until they got there that the reality of war really kicked in. By then it was obviously too late, so sad! If you ever get the chance to go to Gallipoli for Anzac Day I highly highly recommend you go! Amazing ...
... installing seating for April. The view was stunning, and very ambient. Again, very sad grave stones, and many monuments with soldiers names inscribed. Inside the memorial building there was a book to sign your name and write a comment, and I saw an Akubra hat with Australian pins that had been left there.
We were running low on time, but we quickly visited the modern looking Turkish cemetery, and the memorial of Piyade Alayı Şehitliği which had some ...