5th June Day 4 - Turkey explorer topdeck. Was a very early start ... Up at 4 am ready to leave for the ballooning at 430am ! We set off but stopped for a light breakfast snack on the way to the launch sight. We arrived at the site in the gorgeous valley with the fairy chimneys. It was exciting to watch the balloon filling up with the hot air and preparing for take off. Climbed into the basket and practiced a landing brace position. Then we took off... It was ...
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4th June. Day 3- topdeck turkey explorer. Work up early again. The sun is so bright at 530am and my eyes just pop open! Short tour of Ankara is on the cards today. Talked briefly about the history of turkey gaining independence in 1923 and the man that was the first prime minster o the country was kemel Ataturk. We visited the monument to him. Walked along the lion street up to the main square and then into the mausoleum in which there is a ceremonial casket...