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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City on seven hills or aboriginal in Istanbul
Despite the fact that the official capital of Turkey since 1923 is Ankara, yet the song, heart and mystery of this country was and remains Istanbul. Istanbul is what the…

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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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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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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

Revived myth

The trip to Troy is remarkable in that it will inevitably remind of itself in all the most famous museums of the world. In the “Prado” in Madrid, where the “Court of Paris” Rubens, in the ancient courtyard of the Vatican, which holds a statue of Laocoon, in the “Tretyakov gallery”, where hangs a picture Losenko “Farewell to Hector Andromache” and in many, many other places. The ancient authors did not doubt that the ten-year siege of Troy is a genuine event. European scientists of the XVIII-XIX centuries were convinced of the opposite. Homer described the story of the death of Troy was perceived as a brilliant fiction. It was believed that this legendary author has collected together the passages of myths, handed down for centuries in oral form and raised them to the level of the artwork. Having a really strong imagination German Amateur archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890), believed in the reality of the existence of Troy and made the search for the ruins of this city the meaning of his life. After the death of Schliemann’s excavations were continued by his assistant William Dorpfeld. Continue reading

Antalya miracle travel

If the rest in Antalya you associate only with the beach, then consider that you are behind… about 100 years. And, perhaps, for the whole Millennium! After all, in the heart of the Antalya region are hidden real treasures – ancient cities and natural wonders, created by God and people at the dawn of civilization. Here St. Nicholas went, here history was made and love was born. Here you can sample freshly caught in the crystal river for trout, or to buy a loved one a precious bracelet. Our 5 best day trips from Antalya will show you all these wonders Ancient Aspendos Full of the spirit of antiquity and romance will be your trip to the city of Belkiz, which in Roman times was called Aspendos. The city is built on two hills near the river Köprüçay river, once a major shipping artery. Continue reading

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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Great wonders of a small house
When you climb the seven-kilometer mountain serpentine Nightingale mountain, not far from Ephesus in Turkey, this bustling ancient city and with it all the everyday problems remain somewhere far below.…

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How I became a goddess
It is believed that SPA is an abbreviation of the Latin phrase “Sanus Per Aquam”, which translates as “health through water”. The health that I was lucky enough to get…

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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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