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Galleries from Anatolia. See Wikipedia map on the left.

Adana 2017

Adana 2017

Didn't spend much time in the city, rather flew here to meet Murat and we visited a number of sit

Anatolia 2015

Anatolia 2015

Road trip through south central Turkey in October with a friend. We drove over 1200 miles visitin

Ankara 2016

Ankara 2016

In all my trips to Turkey, I had not taken the time to visit the capital until now.

Antalya Archaeological Museum 2015

Antalya Archaeological Museum 2015

My first trip to the Antalyan coast of Turkey. I had also not visited this early in the year. Mar

Aspendos 2015

Aspendos 2015

Located near Antalya, the ruins are known for their well preserved theater. Aspendos is located o

Assos and the Temple of Athena 2014

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

Asthma Cave 2017

Located near Mersin Turkey and near the Caves of Heaven and Hell

Ayder Turkey 2013

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

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

Basilica of St John 2015

Part of the rich cultural heritage of Mediterranean Turkey and includes Ephesus and a house built

Bursa 2017

Bursa 2017

Road trip anyone? We left from Izmit and drove to Bursa to visit the city including an interestin

Canakkale and Kilitbahir 2014

Canakkale and Kilitbahir 2014

Narrowest point of the Dardanelles Strait and fortified since 1462.

Cappadocia 2009

Cappadocia 2009

Cappadocia lies in the central Anatolian region of Turkey. The most unusual geologic formations I

Catal Hoyuk 2017

Catal Hoyuk 2017

Is a pre-pottery neolithic site just north of Konya in eastern Anatolia.

Cendere Bridge 2015

Cendere Bridge 2015

This bridge was built by nearby several Commagenean cities in honor of the Roman Emperor Lucius S

Dalyan and Kaunos 2016

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

Denzili and Pamukkale 2014

Modern day villages central to the historical sites of Hierapolis and Laodicea.

Elazig 2015

Elazig 2015

It is the modern city which arose out of Harput which is difficult to access in the winter. You c

Ephesus 2007

Ephesus 2007

Part of the rich cultural heritage of Mediterranean Turkey and includes Ephesus and a house built

Ephesus 2015

Ephesus 2015

Ephesus is one of the seven churches of Revelation last visited in 2007.

Hattusa 2017

Hattusa 2017

Capital of the Hittite empire during the late Bronze Age.

Hierapolis 2014

Hierapolis 2014

Southwestern Anatolia and an interesting eclectic city and Archaeological Museum.

Hierapolis 2015

Hierapolis 2015

My second visit to Hierapolis. This time in March and the poppies were in bloom.

Izmit 2015

Izmit 2015

Briefly visited Ozdal's home at Kocaeli University Medical Center in Izmit.

Iznik, Nicaea of Byzantine times 2017

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

Kahramanmaras 2015

Kahramanmaras 2015

Hard ice cream eaten with knife and fork.

Kanlidivane 2017

Kanlidivane 2017

Proves those Greeks will build anywhere even remotely interesting.

Laodicea on the Lycus 2014

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

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

Malatya and Arslantepe 2015

Arslantepe is yet another incredible site on the north end of the fertile crescent.

Nemrut Dag 2015

Nemrut Dag 2015

In 62 BCE, King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene built a mountain top tomb and sanctuary.

Perge 2015

Perge 2015

Again with Paul, but this time also with Barnabas, they visited several times. It is also here th

Southern Turkey 2007

Southern Turkey 2007

Starting from Gaziantep and traveling east to the city of Alexandretta, Antakya or Antioch. Name

Tarsus 2017

Tarsus 2017

Oddest thing, I returned home and am missing ~200 photos, both from the memory card and from the

Trabzon Turkey 2013

Trabzon Turkey 2013

Trabzon lies on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey near the Georgian border.

Travertines 2014

Travertines 2014

This is a calcium rich hot mineral spring which has been inhabited for millennia. This spring lie

Travertines Again 2015

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

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 2007

Part of the rich cultural heritage of Mediterranean Turkey and includes Ephesus and a house built

Virgin Marys House 2015

Virgin Marys House 2015

A house built for St. Mary near Ephesus by St. John after the crucifixion where she lived and die