Turkey … a country with a long history and beautiful scenic views (21)

If you ever get a chance to travel to Turkey, do it! I was fortunate enough to be able to visit these are wonderful pictures. And this writer has many other interesting posts.

Outlook in Life

This was the 2nd morning in Cappadocia. We left early in the morning.

A shot in the morning. Birds flying around on the tree.

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We went to the near mountain side of Cappadocia to see the hot air ballooning. Nope.. I did not take a ride up the hot air balloon if you asked me.

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This is one of the famous Blue eye charms or Nazar which is a common sight in Turkey.

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A tree with the Nazars in Cappadocia.

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Colourful knitted hats….

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Leaving Cappadocia, we headed to Ankara, the capital of Turkey. It is the 2nd largest city after Istanbul. We had our lunch at the inside main railway station in Ankara.

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before heading to Atartuk Mausoleum or Anıtkabir.  It is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atartuk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence and the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey.

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More to come……

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About dfolstad58

I live in the South Okanagan. BC. I enjoy reading, exercise, toastmasters. spending time with my son, my daughter, & her husband , and my patient wife. Enjoy my second experiment with blogging. thanks.
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