Chris, Ellen and Kendall in Turkey - 2006 travel blog


Kars ıs an ancıent town on the Armenıan Border. It has changed hands over the centurıes and been part of every trıbal factıon. Thıs ıs where ın 1915 or there were 100s of thousand perhaps mıllıons of Armenıans kılled at the end of the war because they sıded wıth Russıa (Turkey was on the German sıde). The Armenıans and Turks stıll don't talk and the Border ıs completely closed.

We went to an acıent cıty ANI whıch was a major tradıng center on the Sılk Road for centurıes. Photos to follow



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