Travel Blogs from Ankara
... of different groups including Romans, Lycians, Greeks (Alexander the Great), Seljuks and early on Phrygians. Our guide then drove us to a nearby ancient city dug up and only half of it was actually dug up because the archaeologists thought there was no need to keep digging because they gotten enough information and the city walls would collapse. After that we had lunch then headed to the airport for a flight back to ...
... from both the Turkish ambassador and the US one. Then it was drinking time. A brass band called "ToBeContinued" came up to the band stand and played some songs. They were from New Orleans, and really good, so much so I bought a CD from them for 20TL at the end, and even got a picture!
Now, without giving you all a step by step account of what happened, I will simply tell you I had fun. I felt like a fish out of water, but it ...
... wide open planes and hills littered with rock and small scrubby grass, expecting to see a horde of Mongol horsemen riding down from the top of them at any minute.
Next stop was the Tomb of King Midas and the Gordian Museum.o
Amazing satellite settlements of high rise apartment clusters in the middle of nowhere signal the approaches of ...
My grand adventure began in the capital of Turkey with a week long in-county orientation in Ankara starting on September 13. This was an opportunity for our group of eleven teachers to come together for cultural and procedural training plus we had time to renew our social connections before heading off to various cities around Turkey. The Minister of Turkish higher education, university professors, and various members of the US Embassy staff shared with us. ...
... which I thought at one point the car would physically topple over. No wonder this site is on the UNESCO World Heritage list, it certainly deserves its placing on the map.
We stayed at the Safwan Hostel & Hotel – run by a wonderful guy Mohammed, who gave us loads of information. The added quirk was this guy is an avid Tin Tin fan and has some of the most colourful posters and much to Tim’s delight – maps!
Now off south, working our way towards ...
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