Travel in­for­ma­tion

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Cur­rency is the lira. Time is 3hrs ahead of GMT and flights take 5 hours. The cost to car­bon-off­set is £7.08. Visit cli­mate­care.org.

Get­ting there

Pe­ga­sus Air­lines op­er­ates reg­u­lar flights from Lon­don Stansted to Ankara Esen­bog˘ a In­ter­na­tional via Is­tan­bul. fly­pgs.com

Turk­ish Air­lines has daily flights from Lon­don Heathrow to Ankara with a short stopover in Is­tan­bul. turk­ishair­lines.com Re­sources

Go to Turkey is the na­tional tourist board’s on­line re­source and is burst­ing with in­for­ma­tion and in­spi­ra­tion. go­to­turkey.co.uk

Fur­ther read­ing

Seven Houses by Alev Ly­tle Croutier (Simon & Schus­ter, £16.99) tells the story of Turkey’s trans­for­ma­tion over the last cen­tury through the medium of a fam­ily saga.

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