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Istanbul Turkey

Istanbul was our beginning and end of our 12-day tour of Turkey in May 2016. East meets West in Istanbul, the sole city to span two continents, Asia and Europe. It is a huge city with population over 12 millions and is the financial center […]

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Hot Springs of Pamukkale, Turkey

Hot Springs and Necropolis together is a World Heritage Site. The hot springs reminded me the one in Yellowstone National Park but in a much grand scale. The scene is, indeed impressive. Unfortunately, many terrace pools were bone dry and under the bright daylight I […]

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Ephesus – Library of Celsus

Ephesus, the Roman capital in the 2nd century, BC had numerous shrines and buildings constructed. The most spectacular ruin is the Library of Celsus, as mausoleum for Julius Celsus, Roman governor of the Asia Provinces and also as a reading room stocked with more than […]

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Hot Air Balloon Ride at Cappadocia, Turkey

I had my once-in-a-lifetime experience in riding a hot air balloon at sunrise this morning in Cappadocia. The weather was perfect, sunshine with some cloud that provided excellent photo conditions. We were up in the air for about an hour along with probably more than […]

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