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  • Day184


    September 18, 2019 in Turkey ⋅ ⛅ 26 °C

    Nach 17 Stunden Busfahrt reicht die Energie so gerade noch, um bis zur Ankara Citadel zu wandern. Leider kein direkter Zugang mehr möglich. Der Kaffee / Tee im Husar Kasri mit Blick über die Stadt entschädigt uns für die Tagesstrapazen. Morgen um 10:00 Uhr geht es auch schon weiter nach Istanbul.Read more

  • Oct26

    Ataturk memorial

    October 26, 2019 in Turkey ⋅ ⛅ 63 °F


    A monument to the founder of the Republic. The Turkish people wish he were still alive. 85% of Turks don’t like the current ruler Erdigan who represents the religious right. Atturturk, who founded the Republic in 1923 was a secularist which most Turks preferRead more

  • Oct26

    Museum - archeological

    October 26, 2019 in Turkey ⋅ ⛅ 66 °F

    Ancient civilization museum. I think my brain is blasted by this time but here are a few pics to demonstrate just a few of the treasures in here. Bought a few Turkish CD’s of instrumental music - cheap too - like $6-7. And that’s from a Museum shop where nothing is ever cheap!Read more

  • Oct26

    Mövenpick Hotel - Ankara

    October 26, 2019 in Turkey ⋅ ⛅ 61 °F

    Dinner on our own tonight. Trying to do some packing. We bought much more stuff than usual so now trying to cram a bunch of stuff into our two carryons and ship them as regular luggage. We each get 2 bags free on Turkish Air ( hopefully I’m reading that correctly!). So we can take our backpacks and 2 bags full of goodies on the plane. Janet is taking this on as a master challenge.

    Tomorrow we travel 5 hrs to Istanbul and have the rest of the afternoon off before doing dinner at 7. We’re skipping the 90 minute Bospherus cruise
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  • Day1

    Der >PUDDING-SHOP< in Istanbul

    August 25, 2016 in Turkey ⋅ ⛅ 26 °C

    Hier in Istanbul,im legendären >Lale Pudding-Shop< hat sich die Hippiewelt getroffen..bis hier konnten viele mit dem "Daumen" Reisen..doch ab hier gab es keine Möglichkeit mehr...per Anhalter zu Fahren..also wurde der "Hippie-Bus" gebucht..Von Amsterdam bis Istanbul haben Einige gebucht..doch weiter wollten sie vorerst nicht. OK, so wurde neu gebucht, und die Fahrt ging durch die Türkei nach TEHERAN / Persien..dort war dann wieder ein weiterer längerer Stop.Read more

  • Day41

    Ankara Pit Stop

    February 18, 2019 in Turkey ⋅ ☀️ -2 °C

    Leaving behind chilling Bolu, we made a quick stop into the Turkish capital of Ankara to visit Ataturk's mausoleum. G tours used to run and overnight in Ankara, but apparently that changed with the bombings in 2016.

    Our visit felt quite short to walk down Lions Alley, visit the museum and Ataturk's mausoleum itself. Lions Alley gave us a few nice views over the city. The museum exhibits opposite the mausoleum are skippable, as the main attraction is the museum that surrounds the mausoleum itself.

    We stared in wonder at the war recreations while audio tracks added to our imaginations and then blitzed through the rest of the place. I actually didn't get time to see the mausoleum itself, but did catch part of the changing of the guard.

    After leaving Ankara, we stopped at MODA for Turkish ice cream called Dondurum. It's supposed to be so thick and chewy you needed a knife and fork to eat it. Delicious though not chewy, just very thick and creamy. We would later have more of this ice cream but in the form of a cone.
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You might also know this place by the following names:

Ankara, Анкара, አንካራ, Ancyra, أنقرة, ܐܢܩܪܐ, انقره, Горад Анкара, Angkara, আঙ্কারা, ཨན་ཁ་ར།, Ăng-kā-lá, ئەنقەرە, Anqara, Άγκυρα (Ankyra), Ankaro, آنکارا, Ancara, אנקרה, अंकारा, Անկարա, ANK, アンカラ, ანკარა, ಅಂಕಾರಾ, 앙카라, Enqere, Анкъара, Anakara, അങ്കാറ, Анкара хот, ଆଙ୍କାରା, ਅੰਕਾਰਾ, انکرہ, அங்காரா, అంకారా, อังการา, Әнкара, انقرہ, Angora, Ankar, 安卡拉, אנקארא

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