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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Tesekur of ederim, Turkey!
"Vegetable" holiday – so imagined vacation in Turkey after numerous reviews. Eat, swim, sunbathe-the existence of a lazy vegetable. Even the monuments of the tomatoes and oranges in Turkey (a…

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Milk coast
Going for miracles in distant countries, we often forget that they are very close to us. One of these unique places called Pamukkale is in Turkey. Arriving there, tourists get…

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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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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 Karin f and a passer-By, you probably remember that we actually prefer to spend time in warm countries, preferably equipped with warm seas. The short Ural summer causes in us an irresistible desire to increase it, let for a while and in other country. So at the ski resort we could bring only the chain is absolutely random reasons that, like the stars, and came over us in the winter of 2006. First, a couple of years ago our friends taught us how to stand on skis and even ride them down a little without falling. 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

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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Five pearls of the Turkish Riviera
Kemer – the birthplace of St. Nicholas a Thick pine forest covered with white snow, the slopes of the mountains, numerous coves and pebble beaches, the sea water is an…

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Five civilizations on one ship
On the sea trade routes along the southern coast of Turkey, sank, for various reasons, many ancient ships. The death of one of them — trade, 20 meters long, loaded…

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Piggy Bank of ancient values
The ancient inhabitants of Asia Minor were surprisingly productive and economic people: for several millennia they have created and accumulated so much cultural wealth that descendants need at least twice…

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