Akdamar island

Lake Van and Dogubayazit in far eastern Turkey

A guide to exploring Lake Van, Mt Ararat and Dogubayazit in eastern Turkey.

Mt Nemrut ruins

Mt Nemrut and Şanlıurfa: Southeastern Turkey’s archaeological wonders

On my second trip to Turkey I was very excited to finally get to see Mount Nemrut, an incredible archeological site from the first century. Check this post out for how I visited Mt Nemrut as well as a day trip to Urfa and Gobeklitepe.