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The Taste Of Tarsus

The Taste Of Tarsus On a muggy, hot summer day I staggered up to a juice bar in the eastern Mediterranean city of tarsus. My...

Exploring ’Rough Cilicia’: Silifke And Around!

Exploring ’Rough Cilicia’: Silifke And Around! If youre making your way along the eastern Mediterranean coast from Alanya to Adana at some point, youre bound...

Harem-Scarem

Harem-Scarem From its inception in around 1540 until its dissolution in the early 20th century, the Topkapı harem was home, prison and entire world to...

Seeking the Genoese in Turkey!

Seeking the Genoese in Turkey! If you stand on the galata Bridge and look north towards the Beyoğlu skyline, far and away the most dominant...

Out And About From Trabzon

Out And About From Trabzon Way down towards the far eastern end of Turkeys black sea coast the great port city of trabzon has an...

Istanbul’s Museum Of Turkish And Islamic Arts Revisited

Istanbul’s Museum Of Turkish And Islamic Arts Revisited Great news! After two years of restoration the Turkish and Islamic arts museum in Istanbuls Hippodrome has...

The Hippodrome

The Hippodrome On the north-west side of the Sultanahmet Mosque, a strip of over-touristed tea-houses and souvenir shops fringes the Hippodrome (At Meydanı), formerly the...

Çorum – Periods Prior To Written History

Çorum - Periods Prior To Written History Paleolithic Age and Neolithic Age The few stone tools found during archeological excavations are evidence of what could...

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