Turquoise fairy tale of Green canyon
There is such an interesting science — the psychology of color. It says that green symbolizes peace, blue — spirituality and care, blue — harmony, and turquoise — gives new…

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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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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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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…

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resurrection

Turkey

Turkey — Turkiye Cumhurieti is a country of rare beauty and diversity, located on the border of Europe and Asia. It has an area of 779 452 sq km. the Main part of the territory of Turkey is in Asia and called Anatolia. Only 3 per cent of the country’s territory is on the European continent. Turkey is mainly a mountainous country. Plains little, they are located on the coast in the valleys of rivers. On three sides Turkey is washed by the sea: in the North — Black, in the West — Aegean and marble, in the South — Mediterranean. In the mountainous areas of Eastern Anatolia, the air temperature in winter sometimes drops to :30° C, and on the coastal plains of the Mediterranean sea — a hot subtropical marine climate, there is even grown date palm, sugar cane and bananas. The population of Turkey is about 66 million people, and it is growing rapidly. Continue reading

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 ingenious architectural structures and trendy hotels, to its shores moored pirate ships and white yachts. In advertising booklets often write about how “Bodrum (Bodrum) will satisfy all the needs of tourists.” About all you can argue, but the need for high-quality and diverse holiday this city will satisfy like no other — we have tested it on our own experience. Known in ancient times as Halicarnassus (Greek. Halicarnassus) the resort is conveniently located on the Aegean coast in a picturesque Harbor, which was inhabited by people three thousand years ago. The beach town will offer turquoise sea, white sandy beaches and a lot of surface, underwater and near-water entertainment. Continue reading

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 voices sing of your beauty, a place where every breath carves your image in my soul.” It is not known exactly what place was meant in this poem by the sage Jelal-al-DIN Rumi, who lived in the XIII century, but it is possible that it is inspired by the image of the second homeland of the poet — the city of Konya, located in the Central part of Anatolia. Konya is the capital of the province of the same name with a population of about 1.5 million people, the ancient religious center of Turkey and the birthplace of the Sufi tradition. This is perhaps one of the most mystical corners of the country. The name of the city comes from the Greek iconium (icon). According to one legend, once the city was attacked by a dragon, and the ancient Greek Perseus killed the monster. 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…

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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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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…

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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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