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  • Day192

    Troja - ein Traum wird wahr

    September 26, 2019 in Turkey ⋅ ⛅ 23 °C

    Mit 10 Jahren wollte Reinhard Archäologe werden und auf Schliemanns Spuren wandern. Über 60 Jahre später steht er endlich an den Schauplätzen von Homers Ilias.
    Selten hat man ihn so glücklich gesehen wir heute. ♥️🍀Read more

    Gertraud M

    Ich freu mich mit 😊😀!

    9/26/19Reply

    Es ist nie zu spät, seinen großen Traum zu verwirklichen! Freut uns! Kommt gut weiter Richtung Bulgarien! Gruß von Heidi und Bodo

    9/26/19Reply
    Husky

    Das kann man sehen. Mich freut es ganz besonders für sie, denn das war auch immer mein Traum und dies bis heute. Genießen und sich freuen so lange es nur geht.

    9/27/19Reply
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  • Day47

    Troja

    November 5, 2019 in Turkey ⋅ ☀️ 22 °C

    After being constantly asked to pay for sections of the route, tunnels and bridges during my further journey in Turkey, I reached the archaeological site of ancient Troy in the province of Çanakkale. In the wooden horse, however, no brave Spartans are hiding anymore, only unarmed "Kawaii"-asians. Afterwards, I crossed the Dardanelles by ferry and drove towards Greece. Just before the border I got into a Turkish traffic control and so I already stopped with bad premonition. But I should be wrong. All of the three police officers were very friendly and while waiting for the results of the data check, I even got served a cup of cold water. Back in the European Union I continue the trip along the coast to Thessaloniki.Read more

    Nina Bauer

    Wooow!!!!

    11/10/19Reply
     
  • Day15

    Troy

    November 9, 2020 in Turkey ⋅ ☀️ 19 °C

    Hugely important ancient city, known to most of us from Homer's Iliad. Troy is located at the mouth of the Dardanelles, the entry to the Sea of Marmara, Istanbul, the Bosporus and Black Sea. They had great wealth from controlling the major trade route, which, when you come right down to it, is what the Trojan War was probably all about. It seems likely that Helen running off was an excuse.
    Troy dates back 5,000 years and has 10 distinct layers. Troy of the Iliad is the 6th layer or Troy VI.
    The 1st picture is a life size construction of what the horse may have looked like. 2&3 are the south and east gates to the city that are thought to have been part of Troy VI. 4th is a later ceremonial area. 5th is the original well dating back to Troy I. Last is a decorative ceiling piece. Even today, ceiling pieces are often recessed like this to reduce weight.
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  • Oct20

    Troy

    October 20, 2019 in Turkey ⋅ ☀️ 57 °F

    Here to see the Trojan Horse! Heard the story of the Illiad on the coach ride by our tour director (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iliad) Nice tour of the excavations. Took lots of pics of signs so I could figure out what I was looking at laterRead more

  • Day186

    Troja

    November 3, 2018 in Turkey ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    Die Ausgrabungsstätte ist relativ gross und umfasst 9 Städte aus verschiedenen Epochen. Bereits im 3. Jahrtausend vor Christus stand hier eine Burg,
    ihren Höhepunkt erlebte die Siedlungsstätte jedoch von ca. 1700 bis 1200 v. Chr. Im Römischen Reich wurde Troja und seine Helden hoch verehrt. Der Trojanischen Krieg hat im 12. oder 13. Jahrhundert v. Chr. stattgefunden. Der Auslöser für diesen Krieg war die Entführung der Helena. Diese war mit dem König von Sparta, Menelaos, verheiratet. Paris, der Sohn des trojanischen Königs und Helena verliebten sich ineinander.Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

Troy, Troja, Троя, Troia, Trója, Τροία, Trojo, Ilión, Troija, Troie, טרויה, イリオス, ტროა, 트로이, Ilium, Троја, ट्रॉय, Trojja, Troje, Trouaie, Tróia, Truva, ٹرائے, 特洛伊