Turkey: Harran and Gobekli Tepe

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[Part 4] This travel diary take us through David’s archaeological journey exploring Turkey on a research trip, discovering what are now many destinations on out Eastern Turkey Explorer, Eastern Turkey Snapshot and Archaeology of Eastern Turkey tours. Ismail arrived at my hotel after breakfast (and this hotel’s buffet is even better, my particular favourite is a grape… Read more »

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Turkey: Halfeti, Rumkale and Urfa

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[Part 3] This travel diary take us through David’s archaeological journey exploring Turkey on a research trip, discovering what are now many destinations on out Eastern Turkey Explorer, Eastern Turkey Snapshot and Archaeology of Eastern Turkey tours. My driver, Murat, picked me up at 8.30am after my final buffet breakfast at my hotel, something I’m sure I… Read more »

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Turkey: Gaziantep

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[Part 2] This travel diary take us through David’s archaeological journey exploring Turkey on a research trip, discovering what are now many destinations on out Eastern Turkey Explorer, Eastern Turkey Snapshot and Archaeology of Eastern Turkey tours. Gaziantep used to be known simply as Antep but after some heroic defence against French troops in the 1920s “Gazi-”… Read more »

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Turkey: Istanbul

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[Part 1] This travel diary take us through David’s archaeological journey exploring Turkey on a research trip, discovering what are now many destinations on out Eastern Turkey Explorer, Eastern Turkey Snapshot and Archaeology of Eastern Turkey tours. So I arrived yesterday in Istanbul and the weather is not what you might expect for Turkey – chilly… Read more »

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