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Remembering Atatürk: Why Our Visit To Anıtkabir In Ankara Wasn’t Quite What We Expected

Today is the anniversary of the death of founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. He passed away in Dolmabahçe Palace at 9:05 am on this day in 1938. Anıtkabir – The Mausoleum Of Atatürk Atatürk’s mausoleum , Anıtkabir, is in Ankara, and while we were in the city for a short time, we …

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How To Pronounce Fethiye

We get lots of questions about how to pronounce Fethiye. The name Fethiye causes lots of amusement for our Turkish friends who listen to Brits, and probably other nationalities too, trying to pronounce it. First of all, Fethiye is actually named after the pilot in the photo above. He is Tayyareci Fethi Bey and he …

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