Akner Monastery

CONTRIBUTED BY EMILY SMITH A few months ago, my husband and I were searching Google Earth in the Adana area for anything interesting that might be fun to explore. We were excited to find a photo of some ruins about 1.5-2 hours north of Adana. Our thoughts were that if these photos and coordinates were … Continue reading Akner Monastery


CONTRIBUTED BY EMILY SMITH Uzancaburc, which translated literally means, “tall tower,” which refers to the large stone tower near the center of the town.  It is also the location of the ancient city of Diocaesarea, which means “of God and Caesar.” The size and detail based alone on the existing ruins could very well prove that … Continue reading Uzuncaburç