Turkish spring
Turkey at the beginning of the season caresses the eye and does not burn the body, rarely is it as comfortable as in late April and may. I come here…

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Cappadocia: the autumn meeting
UNEXPECTED — NEAR The expanses of Asia Minor, where stretches modern Turkey, concentrated a good half of the heritage of Ancient Greece, not to mention the fact that its land…

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Not absolute monarchy of the Hittites
"If the troops were defeated by the enemy, they perform the rite: dissect a man, a goat, a puppy and a pig..." About the Hittites and their Kingdom, which existed…

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On Horseback!
In the image and likeness "there Is a place where words are generated by silence, a place where the whisper of the heart is born. There is a place where…

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Apollo

Paradise Lost

Istuzu beach stretches six kilometers of sandy strip separating the Mediterranean sea and the Dalyan river. The guides tell us that this is the place where the Mediterranean and Aegean seas connect. On the one hand Istuzu caress the salt waves, and on the other — embraces the river. After swimming in the sea, you can go to the beach and in a minute to plunge into the fresh water of Dalyan. The beach is also called turtle, as it displays the offspring of large turtles Caretta-Caretta. This is how I saw the Dalyan river carrying its waters to the Mediterranean sea. It flows in the South-West of Turkey through a system of lakes in which salt and fresh water are mixed, forming a unique ecosystem. Continue reading

Five pearls of the Turkish Riviera

Kemer – the birthplace of St. Nicholas a Thick pine forest covered with white snow, the slopes of the mountains, numerous coves and pebble beaches, the sea water is an unusual shade of green so your eyes will be opened Kemer. Today, this region is distinguished by high-class hotels and clubs, but for lovers of excursions there are also many attractions. Not everyone knows that St. Nicholas, the prototype of our Santa Claus, was born and lived in the small town of Demre (near Kemer). Here is a Church founded by him, on the ancient walls of which are visible ancient frescoes. December 6, the estimated day of the death of Nicholas, this Museum turns into a functioning temple. Orthodox priests and thousands of believers come to demra to hold Church services in honor of the most beloved Saint in the world. Continue reading

The pirates of Cilicia
Alanya resort is nestled at the very end of the resort coast of Antalya province. Today, nothing reminds of the stormy history of this peaceful resort town Robber land To…

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If only it were all over the world...
It all started on a frosty morning, when my thirteen-year-old daughter Violetta and I came to the intersection of the Moscow ring road with the Minsk highway, intending to hitchhike…

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Not absolute monarchy of the Hittites
"If the troops were defeated by the enemy, they perform the rite: dissect a man, a goat, a puppy and a pig..." About the Hittites and their Kingdom, which existed…

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Turkey: With a ship in the harem
Under the lingering farewell whistle our liner "South Palmyra" company "Ukrferry" went on a journey, slowly picking up speed. During the first cursory inspection, several cafes and restaurants, a children's…

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