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Low range 1st everything that could be locked was…. Including my backside (didn’t need a mess as well). Head towards the bluff and over the edge… if the track was straight it would have been relatively easy however it veered to the right so the vehicle was tilted forward and also sideways.. the surface was loose stone. So right hand down and I feel the vehicle start to slip at the rear… fcuk….. a little bit of throttle and ...
... and has sophisticated carvings in the stone. Large stone blocks about 15 ft. tall are placed in a circle and carved with animals and human arms and hands, as well as fox loin cloths. The large stones were placed in slots to hold them upright indicating an ingenious invention for construction or some sophisticated knowledge not previously thought to be in the capabilities of a paleolithic culture that far back.It is currently ...
... or “Abraham’s Cave”. Abraham is the one figure in the Bible who is considered similarly sacred and important to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In the Torah the patriarch Abraham was born in Ur of the Chaldees, Ur Kasdim, which most people believe was the Sumerian city of Ur in Mesopotamia, today’s Iraq. He later moved to Harran, a town about 20 kilometers south of Sanliurfa. According to Islamic tradition, however, Abraham ...
... weak on road signs, maps, and tourist bureaus. Turkey was also late to the GPS game, as I recall from previous trips, and the coverage and mapping functions left much to be desired here, especially since Turkish spelling of place names is a bit erratic. Since it took archeologists 12,000 years to find Gobekli Tepe, I didn’t feel too badly that it took an hour of driving around asking directions to find it myself.
Gobekli Tepe means "Potbelly Hill," ...
... Sanliurfa, arriving a little after 11 p.m., exhausted by all of the travel yet energized by the reunion.
Until 1984, Sanliurfa was simply "Urfa." Its citizens wanted something with a little more pizazz, though, so they added the prefix "sanli," meaning "glorious." Now the city is "Glorious Urfa." This was in large part a response to its rival, the city formerly known as Antep, gaining the prefix "gazi" ("warrior for Islam") in 1973. The good people ...