This entire valley is made up of these wonderful sandstone rock formations. Some are short and rounded and others are tall and thin (called fairy chimneys) many have houses carved in them...even the hotels are all cave rooms...some of which are very delu
A statue depicting a Turkish soldier carrying a wounded ANZAC soldier. A huge symbolic monument, with a great quote from an ANZAC officer. Located on top of a hill on the Gallipoli penninsula, that was the sight of the bloodbath that took place here in
A marble plaque inscribed " THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" . One photo is of one of the graves located here ( Second Lt F J Cox) the other a very long monument inscribed with the names of the unidentified soldiers that died here. (Note that one of
This high calcium content pool has been used to rejuvinate people for several millenium! In the pool there are several large pieces of columns from an anchient city that was located here. The colums fell into the pool during an earthquake in the 4th cen
Journaling reads In South Eastern Turkey on the Syrian border we decided to dress for the desert heat. The local people that live in these beehive mud brick houses were more than eager to lend us some clothing. As you can see we continue to trave
This is the site where the dawn ANZAC ceremony takes place each year on April 25th, in honor of those that died here in 1915. In 2008, 10,000 people gathered here, then walked to the various cemetaries spread over 35 sq km.
One of the very large monuments located in various locations on the Gallipoli Penninsula. This quote was made by the leader of the Turkish Army when he untimately became the leader of Turkey and brought the Ottoman Empire and the Sultans to an end.
We took a 4 day "Blue Cruise" down the Mediteranean coast of Turkey last week. This valley with it's 136 different species of butterflys was one of the many sights we saw. Paper and elements are from "Frog on a Toadstool" by Brianne Cox (Breeza) and