Kervansaray Canakkale Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Room service
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The time had come to get serious. If I was going to see Turkey I had to get a move on and my first stop after Istanbul was Cannakale - the town closest the Gallipoli Peninsula (ANZAC territory) and Ancient Troy (think Orlando Bloom and Brad Pitt in armor). After a lengthy 6 hour busride in which the vehicle literally mounted a ferry to cross the …
... a place on the foreshore. The surf boats are massing in the darkness and the Barker band is pumping out a fine tune, then fade. A lone piper on one of the surf boats strikes up a lament which drifts across the water to those on shore. When he finishes, there is a big cheer from the rowers in the dark, echoed by the crowd on the shore. The rowers came ashore to a big cheer, sliding up on the sand (more like Balmoral than Bondi, untroubled by any swell), ...
It's the 24th of April 2015 - the countdown is over ! Its a 5.15 am wake up call, quick shower and coffees and we are on our way !
We registered as bus number 42 at the first checkpoint wahoo ! We all then got issued wristbands (black for Kiwis and yellow for Ozzies) Leanne was the 111th kiwi registered, Carne 112th and Teresa 131st.
From here we headed to Eceabat for lunch and shopping, where we were stopped briefly ...
... heard of) dying for the AIF on duty – Private Jim Martin of the 21st Battalion – he was 14 years old when he died. He served at Courtney’s Post at the heights of Monash Valley. He wrote to his family: "The Turks are about 70 yards away from us…don’t worry about me as I am doing splendid over here."
In October 1915 he was evacuated on the ship ‘Glenart Castle’ suffering from a severe case of ...
... The Dardanelles, formerly known as Hellespont, is a narrow strait in northwestern Turkey connecting the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara. It is one of the Turkish Straits, along with its counterpart, the Bosphorus. The strait is 38 miles long but only 0 .75 to 3.73 mile wide, averaging 180 feet deep with a maximum depth of 338feet. Water flows in both directions along the strait, from the Sea of Marmara to the Aegean via a surface current and in the opposite direction ...