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Apr 6, 2004 - Ankara to Hattusas

We left our Hotel, the Essenboga Airport Hotel in Ankara, early this morning to travel to Hattusas - home to the ancient people of the Hittites. They were the ones with the cute little turned up shoes who lived about 2000 years ago. We saw the site of the Cuneiform Tablets and then the rock shrine of Yazilikaya which features 63 drawings out of 1000 deities worshipped by the Hittites. Along the way it was interesting to note that the colour of the earth was very red, like in the outback of Australia and also quite desolate. We visited the...

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