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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Alanya: imagine yourself as a pirate or Cleopatra!
Imagine a place with heavenly beaches, warm climate, beautiful scenery, where pirates "nested" and took a bath one of the most famous Queens in the world. It may seem that…

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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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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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In the hot homeland of Santa Claus

Resting in December in Turkey, a beach holiday for me faded into the background. No, no, the sea was just what we need – +19°C, and the sun shone tenderly. But the thirst for adventure overcame, not giving “stuck” in the beautiful five stars of the hotel “Presa Di Finica”, near the picturesque seaside town of Finike. The offer of guides to visit the homeland of Santa Claus, which was very close, was to satisfy my tourist curiosity, and still beckoned sunken city, the opportunity to consider the ancient ruins which amicably promised all the guides. Most of the road from Finike to Demre, home of Santa Colaus, is a mountain serpentine, passing through which, the beauty of the scenery is simply breathtaking. Continue reading

Turkish spring

Turkey at the beginning of the season caresses the eye and does not burn the body, rarely is it as comfortable as in late April and may. I come here for the third time at this time and have already become a “sympathizer” of the Turkish spring holiday and an active lobbyist of such pastime in the circle of friends For the early start of the season, in addition to the lack of heat, convincingly agitate the prices of tours, in April-may they are much lower than in summer. In April in Antalya you can already sunbathe. The day is hot, you need t-shirts and shorts and already need to use sunscreen. But in the morning and in the evening you still need a light windbreaker or sweaters for walks by the sea. Continue reading

Cradle of civilization

Turkey is the heir of the great ancient peoples: the Amazons, the Lycians, Byzantines. States appeared and developed on its territory, great cities were built and Christianity was born. The glorious past left traces on the Turkish lands in the form of ancient settlements and temples pardoned by time, which are now open to tourists and pilgrims. I was lucky to visit five amazing ancient cities of Turkey, which I want to tell you about.

Ephesus
Rustling under the feet of small stones, splinter of large stones. They laid out a Port Avenue of the ancient city of Ephesus, on the coast of the Aegean sea. Continue reading

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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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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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 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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