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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #20 on: November 03, 2014, 05:33:10 PM »
Prekistolen picture is breathtaking! Is the trail hard and rocky climbing to get up to there?

Its a 2 hours walk up if keeping up quite a pace. The hard part is that its pretty steep and stairs like with barely a flat part to ease on the legs.

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #21 on: November 03, 2014, 05:33:46 PM »
Turkey is really nice from yours and suave pictures. Do you also dress up when ur there, speak Arabic?

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #22 on: November 03, 2014, 05:34:08 PM »


View from the castle of Izmir to the bay below.

Is that women wearing a 'shpitzel'?...

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #23 on: November 03, 2014, 05:34:56 PM »
Its a 2 hours walk up if keeping up quite a pace. The hard part is that its pretty steep and stairs like with barely a flat part to ease on the legs.

Got any pictures to share of those hard parts?

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #24 on: November 03, 2014, 05:36:23 PM »





In the same region in Turkey (was traveling by Quad)
Note the different colors on the mountain in the background.
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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #25 on: November 03, 2014, 05:37:59 PM »


Cappadocia is a historical region in Central Anatolia, largely in Nevşehir Province, in Turkey. In the time of Herodotus, the Cappadocians were reported as occupying the whole region from Mount Taurus to the vicinity of the Euxine

Saw this in Suave's thread too. Is that the region of קפוטקיא mentioned in Gemarah?

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #26 on: November 03, 2014, 05:39:15 PM »
Turkey is really nice from yours and suave pictures. Do you also dress up when ur there, speak Arabic?

It is really nice. Turkish people speak Turkish.

Just say 'tamam' which means 'okay' or pick up your head from the regular position to a little upward, while lifting the palm of your hand, which means 'no', and you will be fine.

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #27 on: November 03, 2014, 05:39:42 PM »
Saw this in Suave's thread too. Is that the region of קפוטקיא mentioned in Gemarah?

What does it say about it?

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #28 on: November 03, 2014, 05:42:04 PM »
What does it say about it?
It's mentioned a few times, don't remember anything in particular. It's usually brought as an example of a far away place I think...

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #29 on: November 03, 2014, 05:44:37 PM »


In the same region, the Love Valley
(zero guesses to why it is called this way)

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #30 on: November 03, 2014, 05:46:13 PM »


Just to get a notion of the dimensions...

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #31 on: November 03, 2014, 05:49:13 PM »


Skiing is possible in Turkey.
According to some experts, the snow in Turkey has the best texture for skiing to be found anywhere (I didn't ski there)

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #32 on: November 03, 2014, 05:51:40 PM »
It's mentioned a few times, don't remember anything in particular. It's usually brought as an example of a far away place I think...
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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #33 on: November 03, 2014, 05:52:21 PM »






Pamukkale
Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. The city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water.



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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #34 on: November 03, 2014, 05:53:27 PM »
Beautiful! Please post more. Suave and you would make great travel companions :)

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #35 on: November 03, 2014, 05:53:44 PM »
Amazing stuff.

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #36 on: November 03, 2014, 05:54:34 PM »



Pamukkale
Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. The city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water.



Heard about this place. For those who have been to Yellowstone, think Mammoth hot springs on steroids....

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #37 on: November 03, 2014, 05:55:07 PM »
Beautiful! Please post more. Suave and you would make great travel companions :)

Thanks a lot!
Takes quite some time to post, getting late here, plus annoyed that by far the best pictures have myself and/or my kids on it...

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #38 on: November 03, 2014, 05:56:47 PM »
Thanks a lot!
Takes quite some time to post, getting late here, plus annoyed that by far the best pictures have myself and/or my kids on it...

We will accept the black boxes attached ;)

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Re: My Travel Photos (SF Edition)
« Reply #39 on: November 03, 2014, 05:57:33 PM »


Next to Cleopatra's thermal springs, a roman theater that could seat 50,000 spectators (!)