Day 300 – Canakkale, Turkey

This afternoon we explored Canakkale. We walked around the city visiting its various parts. On the seafront we got the chance to see the Trojan horse used in the filming of the blockbuster hit “Troy” (starring Brad Pitt). The horse was donated to the city after filming ended. Canakkale is located across from the Gallipoli peninsula, the site of a major campaign during WWI. Although we did not visit the Gallipoli peninsula, we did see and learn about the different naval weapons utilized during the war (Turkish mines, cannons, torpedoes, etc.).

(Various scenes from Canakkale)


(Kilitbahir Castle – 15th century)


(A park next to the Cimenlik Castle which showcases WWI weaponry)



4 Responses to “Day 300 – Canakkale, Turkey”

  1. Interesting! Thanks!

  2. vernon &evelyn jack Says:

    no wonder they left the troyan horse, it was too big to ship. don’t eat too many good foods, I know might be last chance. your only chancce if no pepsi.

    • LOL! Ryan and I are eating like kings in Turkey. The food here is amazing and Ryan is having a very easy time finding his “crack juice” (Pepsi). We miss you grandpa and hope you and grandma are doing well. Hugs!!! 🙂

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