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A Last Supper

Published 3 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

The last night of a wonderful 3 day diving weekend at Bodrum (Turkey) is celebrated with a supper along the pool among friends of Aqua Club Ankara

Balya North Tailings Dam South

Published 3 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

Southern part of the Balya North tailings dam with view on both streams and the steap heaps of reddish roating ashes and yeloowish-greyish flotation tailings waste below the abandoned 20th century processing plant.  

Balya North Tailings Dam North

Published 3 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

The abandoned Balya flotation waste tailings dam contains appr. 90.000 m3 of toxic mining waste. Metals such as Cd, Pb and Zn mi<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/balya-north-tailings-dam-north-turkey">...(more)</a>

Haliköy abandoned mercury sulfide mine seen from the road in the north

Published 4 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

While our geodetic engineer is preparing the GPS for recording the surface of the mercury ore processing waste, the colleagues of the Turkish Ministry of Environment and Geological Survey enjoy the late morning sun.

Haliköy abandoned mercury sulfide mine standing on calcines

Published 4 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

Standing on top of the calcines waste rock of the processing of mercury ore, the abandoned processin<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/haliky-abandoned-mercury-sulfide-mine-standing-on-calcines-turkey">...(more)</a>

Abandoned Balya lead zinc sulfide mining site the French villa

Published 4 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

Ruin of the 19th century 'French Villa' belonging to the direction of the abandoned Balya lead zinc sulfide mining site.

Ruins of abandoned Balya Pb Zn sulfide ore concentration plant

Published 4 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

The ruins of the 19th century 'French' ore concentration plant of center part the abandoned Balya Pb-Zn-sulfide mining site

Old French ore processing plant Balya center

Published 4 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

Standing inside the abandoned Balya Pb-Zn-sulfide mining site ruins of the ore processing plant, with a view on the ore concentration plant uphill.

New shaft center part Balya mining site

Published 4 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

An old shaft of the 19th century abandoned Balya Pb-Zn-sulfide mining site has been restored. The view from this point is on t<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/new-shaft-center-part-balya-mining-site">...(more)</a>

Balya north part new processing plant

Published 4 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

View from the abandoned Pb-Zn-sulfide 'New' ore processing plant. Ruins left from the first half of the 20th century at B<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/balya-north-part-new-processing-plant-turkey">...(more)</a>

La Marsa Oasis

Published 7 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

The park of the ancient prresident of Tunisia is now a bit run down, but the more beautiful on this early morning of the first days of january

Just Saw Fish

Published 8 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

Exposition showing the remains of the latest cretaceous saw fish amidst skeletons of dinosaurs with my oldest friend Sjir and his son Milan, the finders.

A Modern Croesus

Published 9 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

The proverbially rich Croesus was the ruler of tyhe kingdom of Lydia who is said to have minted the firswt golden coins from electrum nuggets found i<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/a-modern-croesus">...(more)</a>

An Indian Summer

Published 9 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

Various villas representing modern Ankara architecture in an early November upper-middle class neighborhood.

Artemis Of Sardis

Published 10 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

Temple of Artemis which build started about 2300 years ago in the Kingdom of Lydia Sardis where the first pure gold coin was minted... Read post

New Old Ulus

Published 11 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

The new old Ulus, houses handicraft shops that are worth a look when you visit this restored ancient quarter of Ankara.

Ulus Food Market

Published 11 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

At Ankara Anitkabir

Published 11 months ago by Hans Zijlstra

Ankara Anitkabir is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the father of all Turks, resting on a hill in the center of the city of Ankara, the ca<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/at-ankara-anitkabir">...(more)</a>