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    Iraqi Kurds liberate hundreds from Sinjar mountains

    Iraqi Kurds liberate besieged Sinjar mountain, freeing hundreds "The peshmerga have managed to reach the mountain. A vast area has been liberated," said Masrour Barzani, head of the Iraqi Kurdish region's national security council, adding that 100 Islamic State fighters had been killed. "Now a...
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    Fly fishing in the Taurus Mountains

    Hi My husband and I are off on holiday to Side in 2 weeks, this will be our 7th visit. My husband always does a bit of fishing from the jetty of the hotel, but this year has booked a days fly fishing in the Taurus Mountains, I was just wondering if anyone has had any experience of this, mainly...
  3. shirleyanntr

    Alanya to Mut across the Taurus Mountains

    Last month we went to a wedding in a small mountain town called Mut. You can go to Mut from Taşacu but the boss decided because he calculated the route was shorter it would be quicker to go over the mountain road only 200 kms! i knew it was a mistake but he wouldn't listen..İ told him not to...
  4. shirleyanntr

    eating in the mountains above Alanya

    there are so many great places to eat in and around alanya that its hard deciding where to go. if you have transport some of the best places are in the mountains and one which has been going for over 20 years and one of my favourites is Bacının Yeri which translates as sisters place they have...
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    Georgian mountains spangled with Turkish corpses

    Making business in Georgia might be very dangerous for Turkish businessmen. There is entire established system of racket among Georgian officials. First you are accused of some horrible crime. And then old good official glad hander summons you into his luxurious office with some suspicious...
  6. shirleyanntr

    Mountains of Alanya

    İf you come to Alanya and dont explore the mountains you miss a lot of what the area has to offer. The mountains are part of the massive Taurus mountain range and the section in the Alanya area goes back almost as far as Karaman and backs the coast down as far as Mersin. Leaving Alanya and...
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    Mountains of Van open to visitors again

    The prospect of tourists again visiting the mountains of eastern Van following the lifting of a ban in place since 2004 will be a boon to the local economy, according to a local official. Here C
  8. mikep

    Alanya Mountains

    We want to drive up to the mountains above Alanya - could someone give us directions - ie which route/turning from Alanya to take? Thanks, Mike.
  9. shirleyanntr

    karaman down to Silifke..through the mountains

    there is an amazing place near Karaman called Taşkale ..and now i know how to upload pics i will try and put them on here...have patience folks...old age doesn't come alone. although i'm not fond of Karaman it has some interesting was here for the first time that Turkish became the...
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