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Kuşadası Türkiye

semioticapocalypse: Miss Turkey, 1936 I cannot believe how much this woman looks like my Filiz Nene. Unbelievable

Cats at the Blue Mosque, Istanbul Turkey

Kuşadası, literally means "Birds Island" and is one of the most beautiful destinations on the Turkish Riviera. If you wish to joy history, culture and beautiful Aegean sea, Kuşadası will be a perfect choice!

Goreme, Turkey: The rock cut ruins of a church by persecuted Christians. Not sure when it was built, but definitely look very ancient. The Cappadocia valley, where this church stands, is very popular for its rocks that the people of the villages at the heart of the Cappadocia Region carved out to form houses, churches, monasteries.

Map of Alexandria, signed by the Ottoman-Turkish commander Piri Reis, drawn around 1513 and collected in his famous Kitab-I Bahriye, or Book of Navigation, in 1521 and 1525. Piri Reis is best known for the aptly-named Piri Reis Map, which was the first known to depict the coastlines of Africa and South America and their relationship accurately, and which drew from Columbus’ lost maps and many more.

Ancient Anatolia on

World’s First Temple, #Gobeklitepe in Sanliurfa. (12,000 years-old)