King Cankaya

Piyade Street 17 , Ankara, Ankara, 06550, Turkey | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ankara

Waiting for a Train

A travel blog entry by michellendave


... and USB port for charging. The airco worked intermittently. We were in the back row and Dave worked on the next blog while I had my nose glued to the window and didn’t want to miss anything.

We traveled well over two hours before we left the sprawl of Istanbul neighborhoods; grand mosques dominating the skyline. It's clear we didn't even scratch the surface in this city. We encountered a bit ...

You know this, yes?

A travel blog entry by hmgoldilocks


... some of the oldest human artifacts ever found. All the way back to 8000 BC. Recently there was a finding in Turkey dating back to 10,000 BC but its still being excavated. This museum focused on the Hittites, an ancient Anatolian people that are also mentioned in the Bible I believe. While I’m not a huge museum person, some of the art work carved into rocks were amazing. There are cats and dogs everywhere in Turkey, but ...

Turkish busses

A travel blog entry by ludtjes


... buses themselves, almost 200 tracks, crowded. Working well and well connected to the city by dolmusses (the stations are about 15 km outside of the city center).
Which brings us to the local and regional buses, the dolmusses. They are small buses, having some 10 seats but able to contain double the number of persons. Most of them are quite new, in bigger cities they often have two persons working in them (one ...

On the Road through Ankara

A travel blog entry by billnpat


... So, we will hope to get exchange at the border crossing insh’allah.

Speaking of insh’allah, Allah did bless us with the mechanical problem. The engine only stumbled a couple of times on the drive to Alleppo. We have returned to Salaam Camping which is the lovely little campground that we found, by pure luck, on our southward stay here… the one run by the Belgian woman, Crystal. My first task was to check the fuel filter, and sure enough it had a significant ...


A travel blog entry by galumphing

... I couldn't have really been mistaken for a prostitute -- but I did seem out of place, and that was drawing attention, which I didn't want).

So I went up to a very religious looking older man and asked (using the few Turkish words that I knew) where the street was. He didn't know, but looked concerned and enlisted the help of some other people, and soon I had a small crowd around me arguing about where the street was. Finally, the men ...


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