Mega Residence Hotel Ankara
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... trip from Asia Minor (now Turkey) to Beijing took 6 months. The route was 8500kms & carvanseri were built every 50km to accommodate the travellers & their animals.
We arrived in the Cappadocia area to a hotel built in the style of cave dwellings. Our room was delightful. Took a walk to the town where we found a wine shop with an underground cellar that was built into rock & lined with carpets & cushions for seating. A bit of wine tasting was voted ...
... ill. When I thought about it, I realised that I was more exhausted than I usually am - the way I feel if I do too much the day before, but I hadn't. Then during the class I started to feel hot and sick, and when I got home that night I was really dizzy, so I went to bed and just hoped I would be okay in the morning.
The next morning I woke up in agony, my back was so painful but it wasn't like ...
... a promise of an ice cream (turns out to be an effective method to put a plug in any tears being shed).
We headed down to the pool and whilst the boys made a fort with another boy from the school, Tim, a girl from the embassy and I went swimming. I managed to do a few lengths before the boys got bored of making forts and wanted to cannonball.
Emotions were running high this evening. I think a mixture of the end of school combined with exhaustion from charging ...
... the city and also the highest. The original walled city. The whole city is very hilly. Then we went to the Museum and Mausoleum of
the Attaturk, the Father of Turkey. This
man is to Turkey what George Washington is to the US. After World War I, he turned Turkey into the
secular republic that it is today.
Freedom of religion. Mandated
education for boys AND girls. Made a
... habit of turning up in shallow graves or facing exile or imprisonment. Ataturk and his regime brooked no challenge.
He remains a controversial figure to this day, but that should not be surprising considering the scope and swiftness with which a large society was wrenched out of near medieval custom and firmly placed among the modern nations of the world. Since the military was primarily responsible for ...