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Turkey-Antalya 2006-03 001
A marble building inside a glass building!

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Turkey-Antalya 2006-03 002
A water feature in the main square

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Turkey-Antalya 2006-03 003

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Turkey-Antalya 2006-03 004

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Turkey-Antalya 2006-03 005
View over Antalya harbour to the Taurus mountains in the background

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Turkey-Antalya 2006-03 006
A minaret in Antalya

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Turkey-Antalya 2006-03 007
A mosque window

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Turkey-Antalya 2006-03 008
Antalya is a weird mixture of modern and old, clean and dirty (but then all cities are like that if you look!)

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Turkey-Antalya 2006-03 009
Antalya old and new

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Turkey-Antalya 2006-03 010
View across Antalya

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Turkey-Antalya 2006-03 011

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Turkey-Antalya 2006-03 012
The Taurus mountains in the background

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Turkey-Antalya(Ataturk) 2006-03 001
Statue in Antalya square of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (1881-1938) -the founder of the Turkish Republic and its first president

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Turkey-Antalya(Ataturk) 2006-03 003
A famous Ataturk quote (1933) "I look to the world with an open heart full of pure feelings and friendship"

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Turkey-Antalya(Ataturk) 2006-03 005
To read more about this fascinating man and how he led his nation to independance, check out www.ataturk.com

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Turkey-Antalya(YivliMinaret) 2006-06 001
The Yivli minaret - IIRC the cylinders forming the main tower each is supposed to represent one of the 7 philosophers of Turkey, but I might have got this wrong ;-)

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Turkey-Antalya(YivliMinaret) 2006-06 002
Yivli Minaret with Taurus mountains in the background

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Yivli minaret again!

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Didi's eye view - not quite what I was after, I am not tall enough!

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Turkey-Antalya(YivliMinaret) 2006-06 005
...so Frank took this and this is more like what I was after - thanks dude!

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Turkey-Aperlae 2006-03 002
These next four photos Frank took after our interesting treck through the wildnerness of Aperlae when we eventually came upon a hill fort with Sarcophagi litered around the hillside (about 700 BC) - an eery place it was too!

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Turkey-Aperlae 2006-03 003

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Taken in Aperlae; I would frequently see the same-style sarcophagi littered about the hillsides of the Taurus mountains as we travelled through the Anatolia countryside

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