Tag Archives: ataturk

  1. Weekly Photo Challenge: Admiration (II)

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    Saturday 30 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My second entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge for ‘Admiration’ is about those most dedicated of the armed services who perform their …
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  2. Çocuk Bayramınız Kutlu Olsun – Children’s Day

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    Saturday 23 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    On April 23, 1929, upon Atatürk’s proposal, the Turkish Grand National Assembly decreed April 23 as a national holiday dedicated …
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  3. 92nd Republic Day

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    Thursday 29 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Today marks the 92nd year of the founding of the Republic of Türkiye, and yours truly is in the western …
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  4. Gallipoli: lifelong dedication

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    Friday 24 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This is my second post about the one hundred year anniversary of the Gallipoli Campaign of World War One. Large official centennial memorial …
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  5. Gallipoli: 100 years

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    Friday 24 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    One hundred years ago, the almost 9 month Gallipoli Campaign of World War One ended. The Allied forces withdrew from the peninsula, …
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  6. Out & About : Balıkesir Coastline

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    Thursday 02 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    . The coastline of Balıkesir in the Marmara region of Türkiye has some great rugged spots, far from the madding …
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  7. Weekly Photo Challenge: Wall (II)

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    Saturday 14 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was incredible carved wall at a place called ‘Anıtkabir’, in Ankara, the capital …
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