Galleries from Anatolia. See Wikipedia map on the left.
Didn't spend much time in the city, rather flew here to meet Murat and we visited a number of sit
Alacan Hoyuk 2017
This site dates to the late Chalcolithic age and here for the first time stone tools were found a
Alahan Monastery 2017
This site dates to the 6th century CE and likely represents an early example of the later Byzanti
Road trip through south central Turkey in October with a friend. We drove over 1200 miles visitin
Anatolian Museum 2017
This is my second visit to the Museum of Anatolian History in Ankara.
In all my trips to Turkey, I had not taken the time to visit the capital until now.
Antalya Archaeological Museum 2015
My first trip to the Antalyan coast of Turkey. I had also not visited this early in the year. Mar
Asikli Hoyuk 2017
Is a pre-pottery neolithic site located just south of Kizilkaya village on the bank of the Melend
Located near Antalya, the ruins are known for their well preserved theater. Aspendos is located o
Assos and the Temple of Athena 2014
Wonderful trip down the Gallipoli Peninsula through Troy and had lunch at the beach-side village
Asthma Cave 2017
Located near Mersin Turkey and near the Caves of Heaven and Hell
Ataturk Museum and Mausoleum 2017
The mausoleum, Anıtkabir in Turkish, of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the leader of the Turkish war of
Ayder Turkey 2013
Ayder is a most interesting almost alpine region of northeastern Turkey on the Black Sea near the
Basilica of St John 2007
Part of the rich cultural heritage of Mediterranean Turkey and includes Ephesus and a house built
Basilica of St John 2015
Bogazkale and Hittite Museum 2017
The city, more of a village really, sits at the gateway to the Hattusa capital
Road trip anyone? We left from Izmit and drove to Bursa to visit the city including an interestin
Canakkale and Kilitbahir 2014
Narrowest point of the Dardanelles Strait and fortified since 1462.
Cappadocia lies in the central Anatolian region of Turkey. The most unusual geologic formations I
Catal Hoyuk 2017
Is a pre-pottery neolithic site just north of Konya in eastern Anatolia.
Caves of Heaven and Hell 2017
In Turkish, Cennet and Cehennem, the cave of Hell is inaccessible and is a deep sinkhole reported
Cendere Bridge 2015
This bridge was built by nearby several Commagenean cities in honor of the Roman Emperor Lucius S
Dalyan and Kaunos 2016
Second trip to Turkey this year and I spent time with friends and I always try to visit a region
Denzili and Pamukkale 2014
Modern day villages central to the historical sites of Hierapolis and Laodicea.
It is the modern city which arose out of Harput which is difficult to access in the winter. You c
Ephesus is one of the seven churches of Revelation last visited in 2007.
This is my second visit to Goreme with its incredible open air museum, underground cities and fre
Goreme Ballooning 2017
Then just for the fun of it, we went hot air ballooning at sunrise over Goreme.
Capital of the Hittite empire during the late Bronze Age.
Southwestern Anatolia and an interesting eclectic city and Archaeological Museum.
My second visit to Hierapolis. This time in March and the poppies were in bloom.
Briefly visited Ozdal's home at Kocaeli University Medical Center in Izmit.
Iznik, Nicaea of Byzantine times 2017
The city of Nicaea from the time of Emperor Constantine and the site of the first, 325 AD, and se
Hard ice cream eaten with knife and fork.
Proves those Greeks will build anywhere even remotely interesting.
Kaymakli Underground City 2017
This is an underground city in Cappadocia which I had not previously visited.
During the Seljuk Turk era and remained in a very restive state including brief occupations by th
Laodicea on the Lycus 2014
Also called Laodikya was at one time a prosperous religiously tolerant city within view of Hierap
Laodicea on the Lycus Again 2015
Second trip to Laodikya was at one time a prosperous religiously tolerant city within view of Hie
Malatya and Arslantepe 2015
Arslantepe is yet another incredible site on the north end of the fertile crescent.
Nemrut Dag 2015
In 62 BCE, King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene built a mountain top tomb and sanctuary.
Again with Paul, but this time also with Barnabas, they visited several times. It is also here th
Is a city on the Mediterranean coast and we stayed in a wonderful resort.
Southern Turkey 2007
Starting from Gaziantep and traveling east to the city of Alexandretta, Antakya or Antioch. Name
Oddest thing, I returned home and am missing ~200 photos, both from the memory card and from the
Trabzon Turkey 2013
Trabzon lies on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey near the Georgian border.
This is a calcium rich hot mineral spring which has been inhabited for millennia. This spring lie
Travertines Again 2015
Still couldn't spot Cleopatra at this is a calcium rich hot mineral spring which has been inhabit
Troy or Truva 2014
Talk about tricky to understand. The first settlement, called Troy I, was established around 3000
Virgin Marys House 2007
Virgin Marys House 2015
A house built for St. Mary near Ephesus by St. John after the crucifixion where she lived and die
Yazilikaya Hittite Temple 2017
This site was a sanctuary of the capital city of the Hittite Empire