Day 18

Yesterday I visited Gallipolli.

What a thought provoking place.

 

A 355 mm L/35 Krupp fortress gun.

 

Introduction to the landscape ahead.

 

From the introduction to the reality of what can be seen.

 

Introduction to North Beach and “Sphinx”.

 

The ground formation named the “Sphinx”.

 

Memorial for the Australian dead.

 

Memorial for the Australian dead.

 

Dedication plaque for the memorial to the Australian dead.

 

Ari Burnu Cemetery at Anzac Cove.

 

Gravestones looking out to Anzac Cove.

 

Ari Burnu Cemetery.

 

Gravestones in front of Memorial Cross in the Ari Burnu Cemetery.

 

Gravestones at Anzac Cove.

 

Memorial Cross in Ari Burnu Cemetery.

 

Gravestones at Anzac Cove.

 

Rows of gravestones in the Cemetery.

 

The sky matching the atmosphere.

 

Concrete bunker.

 

A military gun emplacement/pillbox.

 

A military gun emplacement/pillbox.

 

Life among those that have died.

 

The Lone Pine Memorial.

 

Looking down along the coast from Lone Pine Tree Cemetery.

 

Looking down along the coast from Lone Pine Tree Cemetery.

 

The memorial wall to the fallen, the gravestones and the lone pine tree in the Lone Pine Cemetery.

 

View looking out across the cemetery from the Lone Pine Memorial.

 

The Lone Pine Memorial.

 

The gravestones, the lone pine tree and the Lone Pine Memorial in the Lone Pine Cemetery.

 

Plaque dedication to a planted pine tree (photo below).

 

Pine tree planted by the Returned Services League of Australia 25 April 1990.

 

The Lone Pine Cremetery and Memorial.

 

Chunuk Bair Cemetery.

 

Chunuk Bair Memorial.

 

The Ataturk Memorial on Chunuk Bair Hill overlooking Chunuk Bair Cemetery.

 

The New Zealand National Memorial on Chunuk Bair Hill.

 

Looking from behind the Chunuk Bair Memorial across the landscape.

 

Julie
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