If I were Sultan…
Today, the hero of our article — the Sultan, who built the largest mosque in Istanbul, was married to a Ukrainian woman and earned the nickname Magnificent. Don't switch! Power…

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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…

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Turkey: With a ship in the harem
Under the lingering farewell whistle our liner "South Palmyra" company "Ukrferry" went on a journey, slowly picking up speed. During the first cursory inspection, several cafes and restaurants, a children's…

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sea adventures

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 into two unequal parts. Then you would be taken by ship to that part of the Turkish capital, which is called Galata. And from the pier carried in a palanquin on the hill of Pera, to the destination of all passengers of this train – in the famous hotel “Pera Palace”. Who said that Istanbul is a city of contrasts? I do not know from what side the inventor of a banal stamp looked at the city. Constantinople deserves other definitions, and everyone has their own. So, a prolonged weekend or a stashed week, a plane ticket or a boat ticket. You will look for contrasts, and you will find a complete mix of styles and feelings. YOU IN ASIA What is interesting in Istanbul? He has two hearts — one in Europe, one in Asia. Two historically intertwined with religion. Two architectural styles – Western and Eastern. Continue reading

The Treasure Of Bodrum

At the entrance to Bodrum from the road winding along the slopes of the mountains, a fascinating panorama opens up: snow-white houses buried in the greenery, the spires of yachts sticking up and the fortification proudly towering on the Cape. This is a symbol of Bodrum — the castle of St. Peter’s Hard fate If not for one of the wonders of the ancient world — mausoleum of mausoleum, we would not have had the opportunity today to admire the castle of St. Peter. Crusader knights around the XIV century cheerfully completed what before them could not make a devastating earthquake — dismantled the mausoleum almost to the ground to use it as a building material in the construction of the fortress. Visual evidence of the barbaric treatment of the mausoleum in the form of plates, pieces of columns and sculptures are still embedded in the fortification wall of the castle. Continue reading

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…

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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…

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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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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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