TURKEY: LURE OF THE EAST 21 MAY ­ 09 JUNE 2011 From Turkey’s lush Black Sea coast, through dense pine forests and hidden valleys, this tour visits some of the Turkey’s most dramatic scenery. Even more striking are the layers of civilisation that have been revealed here, and the tour includes Gobekli Tepe, a religious sanctuary dating to c9000. Other centres visited include Trabzon, Erzerum, Kars, Dogu Beyazit, Van, Mardin, Sanliurfa, Gaziantep, Antakya and Adana. – TAASA Review March 2011


This article was originally found in the March 2011 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 20, Issue 1, Page 28).

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