Istanbul in person must know
Zhekovsky lecture in the "Diamond Hand" was called "Istanbul - a city of contrasts." The largest city of Turkey, Istanbul, can indeed fit this definition - only, of course, not…

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What to see in Turkey
Turkey is beautiful and unique! The quiet harbors of Turkey, the impregnable cliffs of Turkey, the fortresses of Turkey, the ruins of the old cities of Turkey, the most magnificent…

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Resolved - in Turkey! But when is it better to go?
Resolved - in Turkey! The Mediterranean coast of Turkey is the best and it has many faces: beaches stretching for many kilometers, idyllic bays, wide river valleys and mountainous, almost…

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Big Istanbul

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Holidays, events, festivals of Turkey

The only national secular holiday in Turkey is the Day of Youth and Sports (May 19). After all, almost 66% of the Turkish nation consists of people under the age of 35. The high percentage of young people explains the recent tendency to return to the norms of Islam (a feature of Muslim civilization is that students support the tradition there). Speaking of Turkey in general, one cannot lose sight of the fact that, despite the separation of the Church from the state in 1928, here, unlike in Russia, you will not find atheists. Continue reading

“Palandoken: reviews of skiers” or “Alpine skiing in Turkish”

In this article I will try to answer questions about the resort Palandoken, which probably long ago excite the minds of our alpine skiing community. Is it worth going to Palandoken, what is this place, what is there for the tracks, and the most interesting thing: how are the tracks of Palandoken compared to the European tracks? As the story goes, I will try to answer these and many other questions about the Palandoken resort.

I will start from the beginning, more precisely from the moment when we began to choose where to jerk this winter. Considered Austria, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Turkey. Continue reading

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Cappadocia
Central Anatolian region of Turkey, Cappadocia has one of the most intriguing landscapes in the world. These are strange volcanic tuff pillars known as the “Magic Chimneys”. Here, to the…

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Marmaris, Turkey. Where the two seas merge ...
A couple of years ago, the Canaries were the dream of any domestic tourist. After the crisis, for many, these islands have remained a dream. But as it turned out,…

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Turkey: Asian Europe. Study in turkey
There is one country that successfully combines Eastern traditions and a completely European way of life. This is Turkey. Turkey is inconceivably beautiful, diverse and overflowing with historical and architectural…

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Turkish cuisine at a glance. Holidays in Turkey: solid kebab
Summer ends, but not everyone agrees to put up with it. Therefore, in early September, many collect roomy suitcases and go somewhere to the warm seas. The most democratic "foreign"…

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