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... to bumper traffic but that didn't seem to account for the 2 hour delay in our arrival.
At 6 pm, we pulled into the huge and modern Asti Station which is well connected to center of city via Ankaray train line. But to figure that tidbit of info out took a bit of doing. Information desk was closed and NO ONE spoke anything but Turkish. My frog is getting a lot of attention here, more than anywhere ...
... museum there was a cat sleeping on a stack of coffee table books. Very cute.
After the museum we headed to the mausoleum of Ataturk, who is Turkey’s George Washington. He was in the Army and after WWI became the president until he died in 1937. He is primarily responsible for modernizing Turkey and is credited with being the founder of the Republic of Turkey. He developed the new phonetic alphabet among ...
... for collecting the money), in regions with less traffic the driver also does the money. Half an hour of travel for about 1 euro, so you can hardly understand that it covers the cost of the petrol, leave alone the costs of bus and driver. But it seems to work.
The only challenge in big cities is to find out which dolmus to take. Of course there is something written on it, but we don't always know where that is and ...
... of water and crud in it. I drained it and blew it out, and then we took the van for a test drive… I couldn’t get it to stumble no matter what I tried, so I am hoping we have it licked.
Off into Turkey tomorrow, and a planned direct run up to Ankara. It will probably take two days… we’ll see…
Day 3: Adana to Aksaray
We got off to an early start from Salaam Camping, about 7:30 am, and were at the Syria-Turkey border less than an ...
... room near the Museum -- with a slightly musty smell, I must admit, but at least at a hotel that doesn't rent out rooms by the hour. (The neighborhood around the hotel, by the way, seems quite normal during daylight hours, with all signs of prostitution swept out of sight -- it apparently only gets creepy after dark.)
The next morning, I stowed my pack at the hotel and headed straight for the Museum, which didn't disappoint. The ...
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