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Antioch Of Pisidia – Ancient History And Untold Stories Away From The Madding Crowd

Sitting above the northwest corner of Eğirdir Lake in the Isparta Province of Turkey lie the ruins of Antioch Of Pisidia. We were in Eğirdir to finally experience the beauty of the vast lake and the mountain scenery. As well as Turkey’s spectacular lakeland scenery, we were also there for the culinary experience – Lake …

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Lake Salda In Autumn

Planet Mars Or Turkey’s Maldives – Lake Salda Can Be That And More

If our previous road trip around Southwest Turkey was about reacquainting ourselves with some old favourites  – the ruins of Ephesus, the Pamukkale travertines and Hierapolis – then our most recent road trip was all about exploring pastures new around the Turkish Lake District. First stop, en route to Eğirdir, was Salda Gölü (Lake Salda). …

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Anıtkabir Ankara

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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