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Mardin Markets, Dara Ruins and an old Monastery….

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Marvellous Mardin – Alleyways and Arches

Still in Mesopotamia, Mardin is amazing.  Its original habitation apparently dates back to 4000 BC  and, like Harran, it is considered one of the longest continuously inhabited places on earth. Mardin began its current life as a fortified hilltop castle … Continue reading

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