After the Anatolian museum visit, we explore Ulus, the old quarter of Ankara, before heading for Esenboga Airport for the flight to Sanliurfa (Urfa). In Urfa we have our first taste of the famous Urfa kebab before retiring. February 2013.
I have written five instalments on my journey to Canada in June, 2011 — including a memorable 6,000km drive from Hamilton, Ontario, to Sydney, Nova Scotia, and back. All are consolidated here for easy reading.
In Ankara, the capital city of modern Turkey, we spend the morning exploring the priceless exhibits at the world-famous Museum of Anatolian Civilisations. These exhibits date back from more than 4,000 years ago. Living ancient history at its best! February 2013.