Travel Blogs from Bogazkale
... which in Hittite times(1600BC) was filled with wine and left in the sun to be blessed by the gods. The wine would be worn and poured from around ones upper arms. We couldn't go passed buying ourselves a vessel. At night we attended a turkish night with traditional dance and free flowing alcohol which made for a great for a great night. Prior to this we experienced the Whirling Dervishes which is a religious dance ceremony which was interesting but wouldn't say that it is a must ...
... the dustbin men to collect. I was hoping that I could sneakily get one before the dustbin men came, and I was lucky. I had intended to take the box full of my stuff that I couldn't take home to the post office the next day and post them down to Akyaka. However the next day, which was the day I was leaving, I realised that it was Sunday and the post office was closed! Zeki had already left by this time as his trip was moving on to another city, so I was having ...
... visited the refurbished Museum which had exhibits dating back thousands of years before christ. The photos of the men in the bronze age was freakishly life like, with hair and beads of sweat. With one nights stay we are looking forward to Cappadocia for a few ...
... a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. Some of the ruins are still in relatively good shape including Lion's Gate for its age.
However, I am critical of how they have renovated ...
... the Hittite capital is just up the hill above the town. That was for tomorrow. This afternoon I devoted to the excellent local museum & a visit to the rock carvings at Yazilikaya.
So, by the time I was sharing my dinner with a big group of Italians on a campervan safari, I was fully sated (& and hopefully more informed)
Woke to a riot of birdsong & a gurgling stream.
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- Free High-Speed Internet