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Göbekli Tepe is an archaeological site at the top of a mountain ridge in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey, approximately 6 km northeast of the town of Şanlıurfa. The tell has a height of 15 m and is about 300 m in diameter.

from Two Monkeys Travel Group

Wandering Off the Beaten Track in Istanbul with Authentic Turkey Tours

Istanbul is a place with a rich and diverse history, culture and religion. The mix between the East and the West that you will encounter here makes the Turkish city interesting to explore. Do not miss these 7 awesome things to do in Istanbul, Turkey!


The Withdrawal of US Soldiers from Iraq Brings Back the Islamic Terror Group Al-Qaeda

The making of a postsecular society : a Durkheimian approach to memory, pluralism and religion in Turkey / Massimo Rosati, University of Rome, Tor Vergfata, Italy, edited and with a foreward by Alessandra Ferrara. Classmark: 33.9.ROS.1a iReport, Protest Rally to Free Oromo Political Prisoners on January 25, 2013 in Washington, DC

from the Guardian

Turkish deputy prime minister says women should not laugh out loud

WTF is going on in Turkey? Once a secular state, now being taken over by Islamic intolerance! Still want religion in YOUR politics? "The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women’s emancipation." – Elizabeth Cady Stanton, The Woman’s Bible.

from Mail Online

Do these mysterious stones mark the site of the Garden of Eden?

Remarkable find: A frieze from Gobekli Tepe-'So I think they began cultivating the wild grasses on the hills. Religion motivated people to take up farming.'

from BBC News

Facebook complies with Turkey block

Facebook complies with Turkey page block order