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Istanbul: Around the Golden Horn - Jun 3, 2012
I. Arriving Istanbul – Taksim For centuries some kind of settlement has occupied the area on which the City of Istanbul now resides. One can see why this is highly prized territory. Contro...
Ankara, METU, and the Legacy of Mustafa Kemal - May 31, 2012
I. The Great Salt Lake The drive from Cappdocia to Ankara parallels the Great Salt Lake, a huge saline body of water, undoubtedly rich in undeveloped mineral wealth. It is the last remaining ve...
The Erotic Monoliths and Caves of Cappadocia - May 28, 2012
I. Cappadocia Cappadocia (Turkish: Cappadokia) was one of the early western caravanseria (rest and re-refurbishment stations) on the Silk Road trading route(s) between Europe and China. The a...