• Day 8

    Wednesday 25 April 2007 by John Lafferty.

    View larger image The first half of day 8 is a tour of the Helles point area. After all the walking of day 7 it is a nice break to have a bus tour day. Although this area was primarily landed and occupied by British and French troops it also has some ANZAC memorial. The first stop is at a Turkish memorial that was a section of graves for those killed when British ship artillery shelled a hospital installation.…

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  • Day 5

    Thursday 19 April 2007 by John Lafferty. 2 comments

    View larger image The fifth day of our tour sees another perfect clear spring day. We start the day's touring with a visit to the ruins of ancient Troy. About 40 minutes from Canakkale the site of the ruins is an ongoing archaeological dig, although no works are visable to the tourist areas. As well as the viewing this wonderful site which dates back to over 2500BC the location also gives a great view of the start of the …

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  • Day 4

    Wednesday 18 April 2007 by John Lafferty. 1 comments

    View larger image 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. View larger image While there is not a lot to see along the way our tour guides Serap and Ashley keep us informed of any items of interest we pass along the way. Ashley also had some information about the …

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