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Turkey, Efes – Gem of Antiquity
Published: 18.10.2015
Efes is the most preserved antique city in Turkey and it is rightfully one of the most popular spots. This place was known already in the 2nd century BCE. More than 250 thousand people lived there during its greatest time. In the present, thousands of tourists come here to admire what is left of fascinating buildings. Today, you walk with us on its marble pavement.

Turkey: Pamukkale and Laodikeia
Published: 20.4.2015
Today I arrive from the historical town of Afrodisias to the small village of Pamukkale often visited by holidaymakers.

Turkey: Afrodisias – A Town Devoted to a Goddess
Published: 13.4.2015
The ancient town of Afrodisias is one of Turkey’s most beautiful place, still not many tourists visit it. I decided I have to visit it...

Turkey: Cappadocia – The Land of Beautiful Horses VI
Published: 1.12.2014
I had my balloon flight above Cappadocia at last. In my perspective, it is there where to do such thing is the best. We were at the place at 5.15 in the morning. There were more than 50 balloons being prepared for flights!

Turkey, Cappadocia – The Land of Beautiful Horses V
Published: 24.11.2014
My journey now goes across ticket barriers to the museum compound, and then to the St Barbora church, who became a Christian against the will of her father. Initially, he imprisoned her and then killed her. Legend has it that he was struck by lightning for this.

Turkey: Cappadocia – The Land of Beautiful Horses IV
Published: 17.11.2014
For many centuries, Anatolia was a center of Chrisianity, mostly thanks to Apostle Paul and his missionary expeditions. His activity took place mostly around the year 41 AD. Christianity spread due to fertile ground it found in Cappadocia.

Turkey: Cappadocia – The Land of Beautiful Horses III
Published: 10.11.2014
Many roads cross Central Anatolia. The most famous is the Silk Road. The Sejluks built there traveller’s inns or also called caravanserais to boost trade as it would protect travelling traders.

Turkey: Cappadocia – The Land of Beautiful Horses II
Published: 3.11.2014
We just enter the city of Konya, the capital of former Seljuk empire. I step off from a bus at a bus station. I pick up my map of the city and head to a tower that shows me the way to the museum of Mevlana. The city spreads on a plateau surrounded with mountains.

Turkey: Cappadocia – Land of Beautiful Horses I
Published: 27.10.2014
I wanted to visit Cappadocia, a land of beautiful horses as the Hittites. I bought a ticket bus and rode from Bodrum to Antalya where I slept over. On the following day I rode across the town of Konya where I visited caravanserai (an oriental pub by main roads where members of caravans and their animals ate) and the museum of Mevlana.

Turkey: Bodrum or Halikarnassos IV
Published: 22.9.2014
Once again I continue by dolmush to Turgutreis to a memorial to an admiral, and than I walk trough a green park to the port. Then I hitchhike another dolmush and go north to Gümüşlük where the flooded city of Myndos is located.

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