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Turkey - Alanya - Mosque entrance | by Darrell Godliman
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Turkey - Alanya - Mosque entrance

My daughter and I took a quick look inside this Mosque in Alanya but I didn't take any photos as there were people inside praying. As we left a man called me over and somewhat gingerly I approached him. He asked if I'd been taking photos, I explained I'd taken a few on the outside but was a bit nervous wondering if I'd done something to offend. He then explained that he was the keeper of the Mosque and was keen to give me a guided tour. Unfortunately we couldn't as we were already late heading back to Side but it's one of those experiences that reminded me it's far better to travel with an open mind and not be so suspicious when strangers want to talk to you. Really wish we'd gone back in now so I guess I'll have to go back some time.....

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Taken on June 1, 2011