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Kocaeli News

Photo Essay: Ancient Turkish towers Special

Izmit - You can find surprising things in Turkey, such as ancient walls and towers next to a modern restaurant with a bustling city view.

Kar Tepe mountain, Turkey Special

Located within driving distance for Istanbul skiers, Kar Tepe mountain in Kocaeli, Turkey offers a five-star hotel, ski resort, evergreen forests, and charming cafes dotted along the road leading to the summit.

Photo Essay: Kocaeli, Turkey Special

Kocaeli - Kocaeli is a province in northwest Turkey that borders on the Marmara Sea in the south and the Black Sea in the north. In between are industrial cities, rolling green hills, farms, and charming seaside villages.

Photo Essay: A stormy day at Turkey's Black Sea Special

Kandira - Turkey's long northern border with the Black Sea witnesses many storms. At Kandira, pink rocks line a cliffy shore with offshore islands and sheltered bays. Explore this place on one stormy day.

Photo Essay: Izmit archaeology museum & train station Special

Izmit - A small museum in Izmit, Turkey, not far from Istanbul, features amazing exhibits of Roman, Greek, Byzantium, and Ottoman architecture, statues, burial markers, artifacts, and even gold leaf jewelry.

Photo Essay: Archaeology opportunity in Turkey Special

Izmit - Turkey is an archaeologist's dream. Not only does it offer amazing Mesopotamian, Greek, Roman, Byzantium, and Ottoman ruins, it also offers yet un-explored sites for those interested in archaeology.

Death plot against Turkish pastor foiled Special

Istanbul - Last week a plot to assassinate a Turkish Christian pastor near Istanbul was foiled by the Turkish anti-terrorist police.

Photo Essay: Shops in Turkey Special

You can find the most interesting and unique shops in Turkey. From Istanbul in the north to Antalya in the south, browse through displays of spice, tea, gold, sweets, vegetables, pottery, glassware, clothes, and surprising things you can't even name.

Political Change in Turkey Special

After years of maintaining control in Turkey, Islamist Ak Party Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan faces student protests and speaks about stepping down.

Photo Essay: Places in Turkey Special

For nearly two years I have lived in Turkey and traveled from the north to the west to the south, taking unusual photos: a palace in Istanbul, a ferry at Izmir, a Black Sea storm, a castle by the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy my favorite places in Turkey.

Photo Essay: Faces of Turkey Special

Istanbul - For almost two years I have lived and taught English in Turkey. I traveled from the north to the west to the south, taking photos of people I met, both friends and strangers. From children to students to older people, these are the faces of Turkey.
 

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The Greenpark Hotel on Kar Tepe mountain
The Greenpark Hotel on Kar Tepe mountain
A waterfront cafe
A waterfront cafe
Union protesters march peacefully through downtown Izmit  near Istanbul
Union protesters march peacefully through downtown Izmit, near Istanbul
A lighthouse by the Marmara Sea
A lighthouse by the Marmara Sea
The Santa Barbara Restaurant put a door over this ancient Nicomedia tower and used it for storage
The Santa Barbara Restaurant put a door over this ancient Nicomedia tower and used it for storage
We drove the the ski lifts
We drove the the ski lifts
Tuprash oil refinery along the shores of the Marmara Sea
Tuprash oil refinery along the shores of the Marmara Sea
A park cafe
A park cafe
Copies of Roman busts found in the Nicomedia excavation site
Copies of Roman busts found in the Nicomedia excavation site
The Kar Tepe mountain ski resort in Kocaeli in September
The Kar Tepe mountain ski resort in Kocaeli in September
A glass-enclosed cafe
A glass-enclosed cafe
Turkish university students with Lonna Lisa Williams
Turkish university students with Lonna Lisa Williams
My evening English class  young adults and teenagers who don t want another war
My evening English class, young adults and teenagers who don't want another war
Sunset by the Marmara Sea
Sunset by the Marmara Sea
We stopped for lunch at this cafe on the mountain road  with a view of Lake Sopanca
We stopped for lunch at this cafe on the mountain road, with a view of Lake Sopanca
Wooden eagles by the Kar Tepe mountain s ski resort
Wooden eagles by the Kar Tepe mountain's ski resort
Students hold the key for future freedom in Turkey.  Here they pose with a portrait of Ataturk.
Students hold the key for future freedom in Turkey. Here they pose with a portrait of Ataturk.
Pink Rocks rise above a stormy Black Sea
Pink Rocks rise above a stormy Black Sea
One of the many gold markets.  Turkish women wear gold bracelets when they are married  and guests g...
One of the many gold markets. Turkish women wear gold bracelets when they are married, and guests give gold coins.