Kervansaray Canakkale Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... the Anzacs were supposed to land on called Brighton Beach. You can understand that this would have been the ideal spot as the beach was wide and flat, more of an easier route to the highest point Chunuk Bair. We then headed up the road to Anzac Cove which was about 1.5km further in the next bay. Now the difference between these spots was incredible. The steep cliff face and tiny beach landing area was nothing like what the soldiers had been described to look out for. They had ...
... to be there. We finished at the summit of Chunuk Bair. This area is now the main memorial area of the Kiwis. During the war it was one of the main objectives of the ANZACs to capture the area as it was a strategic location with commanding views over the whole area. There were many advances to try and capture the summit, with a major offensive led mainly by New Zealand troops succeeding in controlling the area for a short time before losing it back to the Turks. Today ...
... that had captured the struggles at home so well, there was deffinitely tears in many eyes when he had to deliver to his good friend a telegram stating that both his sons had died. while it was cold this year was definitely a mild Anzac day in Anzac cove. the Dawn service was different to what I had expected, not really sure what I was expecting though. it was very formal, similar to those at home just on a bigger scale and maybe that's not what I was expecting, I ...
... big screens. I sing loudly and proudly my national anthem when it is played as the sun rises over the cliffs behind us.
Upon the service concluding we packed up and began the walk to Lone Pine for the Australians and Chunuk Bair for the New Zealand service. It was a 1.5km steep walk on dirt. As we progressed up we passed the Shell Green Gravesite, which I stopped in and had a look.
Again it has beautiful views over the ocean, and is kept with such ...
... barrier to book tickets to canakkale. We were a little early so we waited in the waiting room watching men with trays of tea or breads come around selling to people waiting. When we got on the bus we were so suprised! Massive seats, wifi, tv's on each seat, lots of leg room and so on. We thought we would be on something dodgy, as we took off a service man gave all the ladies on the bus a flower for international woman's day. Throughout the 6hr bus trip he gave us snacks and ...