Around Turkey

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Sultanahmet Mosque aka The Blue Mosque in the blurry background is located just opposite of Hagia Sophia.

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Beautiful shades of blue beaming in the interior of the blue mosque.

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The beautiful Hagia Sophia was originally a cathedral, later an imperial mosque and now a museum in Istanbul.

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Ilios or Wilusa aka Troy

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Ancient ruins excavated from the ancient setting of the Trojan War.

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The gigantic Trojan Horse- a character from the Trojan War where the Greeks hid inside the wooden horse in order to enter the city of Troy to win the war.

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Fairy chimneys at Goreme

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Mushrooms on limestones.

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Mount Erciyes at the backdrop, the highest peak in Cappadocia

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Hodja riding his donkey backwards- If you haven’t heard about the Nasreddin Hodja Stories, they are moral¬†stories with a dash of humor .

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Look at this elastic turkish ice-cream- a traditional ice-cream that is thick and chewy.

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Turkish delights for the sweet tooth.

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An array of Mediterranean spices

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Dried fruits looking chewy, plump and sweet.

 

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