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Showing posts from January, 2011

Snow at Cappadocia

Snow at Cappadocia in winter, old Sinasos City, Mustafapaşa, Ürgüp, Turkey.

Top 5 Things to Do or See in Turkey

Stay in a cave hotel in Cappadocia, go to hot air ballooning, horseback riding or trekking among fairy chimneys.

Go to a sailing trip at Aegean Coast aboard a luxury yacht charter, a traditional Aegean schooner, gulet, which can be cheaper than you think. >>>

Travel Istanbul aboard a ferry cruise in Bosphorus Strait between two seas, Marmara and Black Sea, and two continents, Europe and Asia, like argonauts did. Have your dinner at sunset at Kadiköy pier at the end of the day. Order Yakut for red wine or Cankaya for white. >>>

Walk around Sultanahmet Square in Istanbul seeing Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Treasure and Harem of Ottoman Sultans, Blue Mosque, Archaeology Museum, Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar. See the Sufi performance of the Whirling Dervishes of Rumi at Sirkeci Train Station, terminus of the Orient Express in the evening. >>>

Go extreme: Go hiking on the old volcanos of Eastern Anatolia! Climb Mount Ararat! Join an expedition team to search Noa…