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Travel Blogs from Karahayit
Our 8:30am departure was far too early for the sore heads that were being nursed amongst the group from the night before. Our first stop was another unscheduled shop selling leather goods. We awkwardly sat in a dark room while the company put on a very tacky fashion show. After the 'fashion show' we were guided into a massive room full of leather …
... hats. Mountain gods are also shown with scaled skirts to symbolise the rocky mountains. The right wall shows a procession of female deities wearing crowns and long skirts. The ...
My one anxiety on leaving Amasya was whether I would find the road to Corum. Shouldnt have worried - clear as a bell....and the road was a perfectly good rural highway. Easy driving across rolling green country; lots of wheat. Wildflowers all along the verges.
At Corum before 10. Bigger than I expected and I had no map.Obliging local policeman gave me directions to the Museum in Turkish (complicated route) but I must ...
... with reliefs showing warriors, lions, and sphinxes. The inner city was occupied by a citadel as well as large administrative buildings. Hattusha contained many temples and numerous secular buildings. The residential structures of the city were built with wood and mud bricks and are no longer visible. Estimates put the population of the city between 40,000 to 50,000. The city was destroyed, ...
... through it... I joked with everyone that in a few hours we would all probably start itching... realizing too late that we had played in a field of a Turkish version of poison ivy... taking the wrong turn while entering back into the city of Ankara... and recognizing where I was because I had been lost there before... easily arriving home... safe... sound... and ...
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