Turkey

Map Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Azerbaijan (the exclave of Nakhchivan) and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast. The Mediterranean Sea and Cyprus are to the south; the Aegean Sea to the west; and the Black …

Turkey Links

Turkey flag Links related to Turkey presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Turkey’s unique hand-sanitising method – BBC http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/12/europe/turkey-referendum-istanbul Facebook TurkeyTravelPlanner Twitter @DionNissenbaum @marklowen @CultHeritageTR @kvmgm @TCUNESCO @Turkey_Home @MahirZeynalov Parks General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks of Turkey – @VeyselEroglu List of national parks of Turkey Küre Mountains National Park http://nationalparksofturkey.com/kure-mountains-national-park TripAdvisor Küre …

Yazidis

Indigenous Peoples The Yazidis are a mostly Kurmanji-speaking religious minority, indigenous to a region of northern Mesopotamia (northern Iraq, northern Syria and southeastern Turkey). Headlines boy-who-was-isil-captive-behind-movement-to-bring-bicycles-to-refugee-children Wikipedia Yazidis Planeta.com Iraq Syria Turkey

Turkeys

Photo: Melody Ayres-Griffiths, Turkey Turkey = a large mainly domesticated game bird native to North America, having a bald head and (in the male) red wattles Videos Embedded Tweets 1) They don’t just gobble, they make a lot of different sounds. 2) Turkey droppings tell a bird’s sex and age. 3) An adult turkey has …

Gallipoli

Photo: Royston Rascals, Eceabat Gallipoli is a peninsula in northwestern Turkey, the site of the Gallipoli Campaign (sometimes called the Battle of Gallipoli) in World War I. Turkish: Gelibolu Yarımadası Greek: Χερσόνησσος της Καλλίπολης) Google Maps goo.gl/maps/asnNoKu8EjrntJBe6 Gallipoli is the Italian form of the Greek name “Καλλίπολις” (Kallípolis), meaning “Beautiful City,” the original name of …

#EuroEco17 European Ecotourism Roadmap

Hashtags The 4th European Ecotourism Conference took place in Safranbolu, Turkey. Hashtag: #EuroEco17 The conference will bring together a mix of 70 academic and businesses professionals. Karabük University Safranbolu Tourism Faculty (@krbkuni) hosts the conference with the partnership of Ministry of Forestry General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks and the Municipality of Safranbolu. With a focus …

Upgrade Your World during the International Year of Sustainable Tourism

Photo: Moonstar, Safranbolu My talk and Q&A at the European Ecotourism Conference was made via long distance video Monday, April 17. The talk – Upgrade Your World during the International year of Sustainable Tourism – asks where we stand in 2017 and what we have learned since the first European Ecotourism Conference in 2010. These are the working …

Istanbul

Photo: Mariano Mantel, Galata Kulesi Istanbul, historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country’s economic, cultural, and historic center. – Wikipedia Embedded Tweets Istanbul New Airport – changing the world of aviation https://t.co/DQWvKCCj7R — Turkish Airlines (@TurkishAirlines) October 27, 2018 Wikipedia Hagia Sophia Planeta.com Turkey Turkey Links …

Turkey Coup (2016)

Turkey flag 2016 news from Turkey Questions What are recommended sources of information? Embedded Tweets Follow our man in Istanbul, @DionNissenbaum https://t.co/TxyA19ZUTt — Byron Tau (@ByronTau) July 15, 2016 Turkey PM says coup attempt underway. Tanks at Istanbul airport. Troops closing bridges in city. Jets flying low over Ankara. More @WSJ — Dion Nissenbaum (@DionNissenbaum) …