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Jul 15, 2008 - Hasankeyf via Mardin

The countryside(valley) to Mardin is brown/dirt except when there is irrig avail. Mtns we pass thru are barren rock, temp 100 F +. Stopped in Mardin at noon and caught 2 mini maxi van bus to Hasankeyf there by 3...Hasankeyf Hotel is right where the bus stops and right above the Tigris River is the only show in town. Nice fellow chk us in for 40 lire ($18 US ea) no towel, no fan, cold shower and HOT HOT HOT! We took off after resting in room until 4:30 for the citadel, caves, mosque, etc up on the hill...still not very cool, drank liters of...

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