Flights in dream and reality
What are the advantages of ski and snowboard resorts in Turkey? If you compare them with the popular Carpathians among Ukrainians, it is no secret that the service on the…

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The bridge over the Bosphorus
At the word "Turks" the majority of our fellow citizens not so long ago there was an image of such person in a turban and in trousers. He drinks Turkish…

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Streets of the sunken city
Every schoolboy knows that Turkey is a five star Paradise for tourists-hour animation and a total anclosed. And this tourist stereotype somehow lost another face of Turkey – a fabulous…

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City of two hearts
If you had gone to Istanbul in the late 19th century, the Orient Express would have taken you all the way to the Golden horn Bay, which divides the city…

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Streets of the sunken city

Every schoolboy knows that Turkey is a five star Paradise for tourists-hour animation and a total anclosed. And this tourist stereotype somehow lost another face of Turkey – a fabulous land where ancient legends come to life Once Turkey was the first in everything: in the city of Pergamos created the first book, there was the first beauty contest when Paris chose the most beautiful of the three goddesses. Here died down, as the Turks joke, the world’s first “Eurovision”. If you are one of those tourists who are already the second day of vacation on a gorgeous beach boredom seizes, then explore the real Turkey, such as it was 100 and 20 years ago, even before the tourist boom! Go to the sunken city of Kekova, near the town of Demre-Calais. 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

Five civilizations on one ship

On the sea trade routes along the southern coast of Turkey, sank, for various reasons, many ancient ships. The death of one of them — trade, 20 meters long, loaded with valuable goods and products, was, I think, a great loss for the inhabitants of the Eastern Mediterranean. It happened in the XIV century BC, the traces of the disaster was discovered by a Turkish sponge diver. Mehmet Chakram 70 metres from a rocky shore near Cape St Burun, at a depth of approximately 45 meters. The young diver reported this to his captain, as well as that he saw on the bottom and strange “metal biscuits with ears.” Continue reading

Uludag. Note the "dummies"
The reasons that prompted us to embark on this dubious, at first glance, the company If you have already met in the Network of our travel notes on behalf of…

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Cradle of civilization
Turkey is the heir of the great ancient peoples: the Amazons, the Lycians, Byzantines. States appeared and developed on its territory, great cities were built and Christianity was born. The…

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Journey to the realm of the dead
You know, I'm not a big fan of museums, but once in the Archaeological Museum of Istanbul, lost there for a good five hours. The weather that day was non-flying…

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Tales of cotton fortress
Century after century the nature conjured and by means of the mineral salts and lime contained in the sources flowing down from mountains created this miracle – Lacy cascades. Pamukkale,…

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