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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A city that doesn't exist
Slender rows of colonnades, rock tombs, scattered here and there looted tombs — this is how today look a few thousand ancient settlements of Asia Minor on the territory of…

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Secrets of Turkish all inclusive
For those who go to Turkey, all inclusive has long been the norm. However, every year in local hotels there are new varieties of this food system, beckoning tourists consoles…

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ANATOLIA. Two routes
Pamukkale. Rain over Hierapolis Five o'clock in the morning. Even darker. My not yet had time to finally Wake up fellow travelers sleepily climb into the cabin of the bus.…

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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 to Egypt and there, at the pyramid of Cheops, to celebrate the New year.. I must say that when we were going – and I am no stranger to wandering – the road, as always at the beginning of the road, seemed wide and straight. But I had to drive more than one country, the whole of Eastern Europe and, finally, to come to make it clear that we do not control travel, and circumstances. …Near the turn on Edirne past us at a decent enough speed was a truck, but as soon as the driver saw us, he pressed the brake. An elderly man with gold-rimmed glasses was driving. Continue reading

Istanbul. Eyes fascination…

I want to tell the world about the most beautiful city on earth! I must say that I have seen a few of them, but still sincerely believe that Istanbul is really, if not the most, then at least one of the most beautiful cities in the world. So, my husband and I planned my vacation in advance, or rather we can not say what exactly we planned, most likely, just dreamed of where we can spend it. I was inclined to visit a foreign country, and my husband, due to the lack of a foreign passport, convinced me that we have not seen all the beauties of Ukraine. Little by little, I began to prepare him for the inevitability of travel abroad and help collect documents for submission to OVIR for registration of a passport, while saying that this is not for a trip abroad on vacation, and just in case, and cases, as you know, are different. Continue reading

Secrets of Turkish all inclusive

For those who go to Turkey, all inclusive has long been the norm. However, every year in local hotels there are new varieties of this food system, beckoning tourists consoles ultra-, super- , hi-class, max – and other inclusive. What you need to know about Turkish all inclusive? Formula AI As you know, in Turkey, all inclusive (in the price lists of travel agencies it is designated by the index AI), as the power system in the hotel has become the most common and it is there, in the cost of living began to include also drinks and some services on site. We can even talk about the existing standards, although there is no state regulation of this system: it all depends on the administration of the hotel or the hotel network to which it belongs. In three-star hotels AI – is three meals a day at the buffet plus afternoon tea (coffee tea, pastries, sometimes – hot snacks), soft and alcoholic drinks of local production (usually wine and beer), animation on site, gym, use of tennis courts in the daytime (if any), sauna plus Turkish bath. Continue reading

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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Secrets of Turkish all inclusive
For those who go to Turkey, all inclusive has long been the norm. However, every year in local hotels there are new varieties of this food system, beckoning tourists consoles…

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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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City of light in the city of the sun
There was a city. Not that big, but not too small. In a beautiful Bay, surrounded on all sides by twelve cute Islands (just like in the fairy tale about…

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