Koesdere Hotel Club
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I can't believe it… I’ve got 2 days to go at site. Unfortunately, as it’s the end of the season, we’ve transitioned to a period of one-day weekends and six-day work weeks. In the heat, its all a bit exhausting. Here on the Konya Plain, we’re at 1000m above sea level. It means that the nights are getting quite cool (shivering cold when we get out of bed in the mornings), but its still well above 35C during the days. In fact, ...
Sorry its taken me so long to post an update! And unfortunately, this will be a short one as its already 9:30 at night and I have to be up at 6 for the sixth day in a row. It's been a long week…
Last weekend was Bayram, the Muslim celebration of Eid el-Fitr to end Ramadan. I celebrated by visiting the wonderful city of Antalya along the Mediterranean coast with 6 of my new friends – Sue, Angie, Chris and John from Australia ...
The first week here has been full of excitement! There are 40 people here, so it's taken a lot of time to get to know this huge group of new friends. We tend to chill out in the outdoor dining area or in the shade of the site buildings after lunch and dinner, chatting, checking the internet, enjoying the local beer (Efes) and listening to music. The group is made up of a mix of people from around the world – England (including ...
Its summer and time for me to start another adventure in archaeology. This time, it's a new country (at least to dig in), a new project and a very different time period than anything I’ve worked on before.
I’m working at a site called Boncuklu Hoyuk, which means "hill of beads" in Turkish. This because the top of this small mound would become littered with ancient beads after every rainfall. And when ...
... and imagine the camel drivers sitting around the fire, chatting, sharing food and the agile together. We then drove onto Cappadocia, an amazing place, again, with uh incredible rock formations that look like fairy chimneys and mushrooms. They became homes to Christians fleeing persecution by the Romans. How they managed to live in them I don't know but I guess it gave them a measure of safety as ...
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