Thursday 19 April 2007 by John Lafferty. No comments.
Battlefield Tours Simpson Prize

Just a quick note to let people know that the Simpson Prize students have arrived in Istanbul and will soon be travelling the the Kum Hotel (near ANZAC Cove).

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Thursday 19 April 2007 by John Lafferty. 2 comments.
Battlefield Tours Gallipoli, Week 1

In late 2006 I was fortunate to receive a Gordon Darling Travel Grant to do field work at Gallipoli. The purpose of the grant is to examine the landscape of Gallipoli in relation to paintings and photographs of Gallipoli in the Memorial's collection. I joined the Memorial's Battlefield tour that left Australia 13 April. After 4 days in Istanbul we have arrived in Cannakale [Chanak] a small town on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles that looks across the Narrows to the Gallipoli peninsula.

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Wednesday 18 April 2007 by John Lafferty. 2 comments.

Çanakkale is a port town on the western side of the Dardanelles at the Narrows.

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Wednesday 18 April 2007 by John Lafferty. 1 comments.
Battlefield Tours Gallipoli, Week 1

We depart Istanbul at 7:30am for the coach trip to Canakkale. Including a couple of comfort stops and a lunch stop at the Maydoz Restaurant in Eceabat, this is a 6 hour journey.

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Tuesday 17 April 2007 by John Lafferty. No comments.
Battlefield Tours Istanbul, Week 1

Tuesday 17 April 2007 by John Lafferty. No comments.
Battlefield Tours Istanbul, Week 1

Istanbul by night

Topkapi Palace

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Tuesday 17 April 2007 by John Lafferty. No comments.
Battlefield Tours Istanbul, Week 1

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