Jul 24

Norman trots into Turkey, what a delight!

Norman trots into Turkey, what a delight! Norman learns about sieve testing!

Norman’s next stop on his global trot was Turkey, a land of mythical legends and Gods from Greek and Latin literature. He was looking forward to sampling some original Turkish delight. Norman being a history buff, had already read about the city of Troy and was looking forward to hearing all about the famous Trojan War in Turkey. Norman trotted to the ancient ruins of Troy located in Hisarlik near Canakkale province. Troy is a city which existed over 4,000 years ago and known as the centre of ancient civilisations.

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Jul 23

Norman excitedly entered Europe to visit Armenia!

Norman excitedly entered Europe to visit Armenia! Norman takes a photo of Mr. Armen Khechoyan!

Norman neighed hello to Armenia! As he trotted towards Yerevan the very cultural capital city he was amazed to find the great ancient burial site of a horse dating from the 25th-26th Century BC. According to Greek historian Xenophon, Armenia has a rich horse history. The Niseyski horse breed is one of the most famous from the region.

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Jul 21

Norman neighed hello to Korea

Norman neighed hello to Korea Norman enjoying a delicious dinner with guests at the Hyatt hotel

Norman galloped into Korea, and was excited to see some of the 200 Silla tombs. This is a voluptuous earth mound. The largest tombs in Korea are more than 21 meters high and nearly four times that in diameter. When one of the Silla’s was opened several treasures were found inside, including a 1,600-year-old cap of gold filigree, which Norman saw in the Gyeongju's museum. After this Norman had just enough time to stop by Changdeokgung Palace. He found out that the palace, based at the foot of Mount Eungbongsan, was built in 1405.

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Jul 21

Norman gallops into India

Norman gallops into India Norman begins his journey on the road less travelled in India

Norman neighed hello to the incredible country of India, which covers an area of 3,287,590 sq. km extending from the snow-covered Himalayan heights to the tropical rain forests of the south. Norman was particularly excited to visit India as it is host to one of the oldest civilisations in the world and is known to have a rich cultural heritage.

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