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Ankara: Atatürk Mausoleum (Anitkabir)

Turkey is a fantastically diverse country with much to offer, however its capital city Ankara sadly didn’t fall under this description for me.

I found it to be a rather lacklustre place and its function as an overnight stop on the way from Istanbul to Cappadocia was enough time here. 281 more words

Travel

To teach is to INSPIRE.

First of all, I would like to thank all of the people that have read my first-ever post. Thanks for all your support and encouragements. 779 more words
18 Years Old Faith

Leap of Faith ... again.

A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.  

         ~ Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, translated from Turkish

2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 254 more words

Poetry

Gallipoli: the Greek connection

A century ago, on April 25th, 1915, the Allied forces of the Entente disembarked at the Gallipoli peninsula[1]. Their aim was to take over the Ottoman forts that controlled the straits of the Dardanelles and prevented the British navy from sweeping the heavily mined waters. 1,365 more words

Modern Greece

Saturday soapbox

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse but not to abuse. 94 more words

Soapbox

Turkey's most powerful president since Ataturk: A profile of Recep Tayyip Erdogan

It would not be an exaggeration to say Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is currently one of the world’s most charismatic leaders. Any conversation about Turkey always includes a reference to Mr Erdoğan – such is the growing cult of personality – and in a country which reveres great leaders, i.e.

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Politics