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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Mountain Turkey. The trail of the ark
The phrase from the song "only mountains can be Better than mountains" in Turkey acquires a special sound, since about 2/3 of the territory of this country is mountainous. Mountains…

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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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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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Lykia World: the world in Turkey

Turkey has long established itself as a country of inexpensive, but quite comfortable stay. Indeed, there are a huge number of hotels, beaches, amusement parks for every taste and budget. Families with children, active youth and older people have a rest here — everyone will find a resort and a hotel taking into account their preferences. Built in 1991 the hotel complex “Lykia World” on the territory of 370 thousand square meters, the company Silkar Holding has implemented the most ambitious project, successfully combining relaxation, guests of any category and of being a perfectionist. You can even work here! But, about everything in order. A completely different world, painted blue and green… At the foot of mount Babadaga (70 km from Dalaman airport), where the shimmering sky converges with the sea, the Golden shores of the Mediterranean merges with the Aegean, is the city of Paradise. Continue reading

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 — at the crossroads of ancient ways from Europe to Asia, and therefore it — the heir to the great epochs and cultures. To the honor of the Turks, they are able to keep the past — their own and other peoples, and the country in the hope of discovery can come dozens of times, it is only important to choose the route “on their own”. The beauty of nature and wonders to the East of Istanbul and from Trabzon in the North to Alanya in the South — “look not to reconsider”: the landscapes and history of those places are colorful and bizarre, like patterns of kilim carpets that are woven by Turkish craftswomen. 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 better understand the events of the past, you should look at the map of the area where they occurred. In our case, we will focus on the coastal areas near the Eastern border of the Turkish province of Antalya. Who has been in those parts, remember that in Belek mountains recede far from the coast, giving way to the lowlands. Not a very comfortable place to live. Only recently, a few decades ago, along the beaches of Belek green pine forests planted by people. Continue reading

Mountain Turkey. The trail of the ark
The phrase from the song "only mountains can be Better than mountains" in Turkey acquires a special sound, since about 2/3 of the territory of this country is mountainous. Mountains…

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Holy place is never empty
Hagia Sophia, here to stop, the Lord Ordered the peoples and kings, Because your dome, according to the witness, As a chain suspended from heaven... Where did your Builder generous,…

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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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White city
For three thousand years of its existence, the Turkish Bodrum has witnessed the heyday and decline of many cultures, survived dozens of wars and earthquakes, on its territory were built…

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