Day 6: Ankara, Bolu

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Scenic view to Ankara from Cappadocia

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Salt Lake

Today we went to Turqouise jewellery store in Cappadocia and enjoy the scenery from outside the store for a while. The balloon doesn’t fly again today due too the wind, but the view is great. A long journey was waiting, the trip to Bolu via Ankara. Our first stop was a salt lake that supplied 98% of Turkish household needs. The wind was blowing hard and the weather was colder than yesterday, my face felt frozen because of standing for 5 minutes outdoor.

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Empty road at Attaturk Museum

Lunch is Turkish Kebab and soup, as usual. We went to Ankara, the capital city of Turkey. We were visiting Attaturk Museum and tomb, which is heavily guarded by the army. The security was strict in this area, the museum contains the possession of Attaturk when he was alive and the history of his life and war.

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Soldiers patrolling at Attaturk Museum, the most heavily guarded place in Turkey

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Exterior view of Attaturk Tomb

We are heading to Bolu as I write this post. We start to see snows on our way from Ankara, we were excited to finally see the snow and it really felt like Christmas. But soon enough we have too much snow, first the road are slippery, then it started to snowing heavily. The visibility of the road ahead is very narrow and we are all watching the road, helping our bus driver.

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Snowstorm at Bolu

On the hotel it was still snowing, despite the weather I went with my sister outside and take some long exposure using my new Manfrotto Befree tripod.

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Outside my hotel in Bolu Thermal

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Kevin Yulianto is a private trader and equity portfolio manager with over 4 years of experience. He was born in Jakarta at July 18th 1994, graduated with Bachelor of Medicine Degree from Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia in 2015 and is expected to receive Master of Management Degree from Binus Business School in 2017. Currently he is pursuing his professional certification in the CFA and FRM program, in which he passed level 1 for both program in 2016. Kevin is an avid traveler and photographer, with a record of 32 countries visited in 2016. He is a freelance contributor at Getty Image and is running two website in his spare time, journeyman.live and idxstockwatch.wordpress.com.
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2 Responses to Day 6: Ankara, Bolu

  1. Looks a bit like western Oklahoma!

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