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Jul 01

Greece – Turkey

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On the way to Turkey from Athens in 2009 I was amazed at this enormous Greek Flag ‘painted’ on it’s landscape and visible to the Turks on the mainland near the party capital of Bodrum.  It is a reminder of the love-hate relationship that seems apparent in many countries around the world with their neighbours. Relations between Greece and Turkey have always been somewhat tenuous over the centuries although there are still many Greek families living in Istanbul however the dispute over Cyprus still remains.

Greek Flag off the Turkish Coastline

Greek Flag off the Turkish Coastline

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  1. Cathy

    How fascinating Ingrid. Well spotted :-) Thanks for sharing.

    1. Ingrid

      Thank you Cathy :)
      Boune Domenica!!

  2. Lisa | Renovating Italy

    Hey Ingrid looks like your comments are working okay Pheww!
    I’ve never seen the flag like that before…reminds me of our relationship with our neighbors x
    ciao lisa x

    1. Ingrid

      Grazie mille Lisa!

      Yes it is a little bit different – no chance of us seeing one of yours in NZ ;)

      Ciao x

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