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... soil of a friendly country. Therefore rest in peace. There is no difference between the Johnnies and Mehmets to us where they lie side by side here in this country of ours. You, the mothers, who sent their sons from far away countries wipe away your tears; your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace. After having lost their lives on this land they have become our sons as well." The small cemetery at Ari Burnu sits right on the eastern promontory of ANZAC ...
... we had to wait for the Turkish to have theirs then the Kiwis to have theirs before the busses could come to get us. The Kiwis had theirs at Chanuk Bair which was 3km walk past ours and all up hill. They did a great job getting all the way up there... in 1915 when they took it, and today. there are over 400 busses here and they are calling them up in no particular order. Yesterday when they were registered they were given a number and we got the same number on ...
... the dock had a tug working full time at pushing to keep its bow into the dock and preventing damage to the pier. The first tender for the Silver Wind loaded and pulled away for its trip back to the ship. The first tender for our ship then tried to land. What followed was a comedy of errors which eventually damaged the craft, blew a motor and blocked the only boarding site available. While it was amusing for a time, generally at the operators expense, it turned into an ...
... We walked around the streets near the ferry wharf and discovered a Trojan horse used in the movie Troy on the foreshore. After a lovely coffee in one of the local cafes we ventured to a modern shopping centre. Saturday shopping must be universal as it was packed with locals and other tourists. We were very lucky to encounter a few locals that spoke English which was helpful. Getting back to our ship was easy, all ...
... up there – he was a 19 year old lad – Private T. Courtney of the 9th Battalion who died on 2 May 1915.
We enjoyed looking at the panoramic vista on top of Plugge’s and you could see all the horseshoe shape of ANZAC Cove below and to the north the head of the Sphinx. An excellent effort to take this hill on day one of the campaign by the ANZACs as there was around 160 Turks firing down at them as they climbed up.