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Category Archives: Turkey
Photos of Armenia on Flickr.com I haven’t made it to Armenia yet, but it seems like a fascinating place to spend a long weekend if the plane tickets are cheap. When I first arrived in Turkey in 2009, there were … Continue reading
You Can’t Really Understand Modern Turkey Without Understanding Greece After visiting Athens, it seemed strange to me that the Greeks and Turks don’t get along better than they do. They share so much history — both were a part of … Continue reading
From the Vienna Museum: “Rise Up, You Christians!” summoned Abraham a Sancta Clara, a preacher, in 1683, to rally against the approaching Turks of the Ottoman Empire to the gates of Vienna.