This full-color guide to Istanbul and the Turkish coast includes vibrant photos and easy-to-use maps to help with trip planning. Over its 8, 000-year history, Turkeyas crown jewel has won the hearts of emperors and sultans. Today, Istanbul is a lively meeting place of East and West, religious and secular, traditional and modern. From the golden sands of the Mediterranean's beaches to the the world-class shopping and dining of Istanbul's charming neighborhoods; from the sublime hills of the the Turquoise Coast's Lycian Way to the architectural marvels of the Thracian Peninsula: this is the trip of a lifetime. In Moon Istanbul a the Turkish Coast, expert traveler Leeann Murphy tells you everything you need to know to make this trip possible. Experience the life of the city by wandering the Grand Bazaar and sampling authentic Turkish coffee and mezes. Appreciate Istanbulas past at the many historic and cultural sites, including the Ayasofya, the Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace. Plan a cruise along the Aegean Sea and the Turquoise Coast. Make inland excursions to Cappadocia and Ankara. Choose the best guides, tours, and means of transportationaincluding bus, boat, and even hot-air balloon.The captain and his first mate Merve, his wife, excel in tailormade day and overnight tours to explore the seascape off KaA. ... Owned by a TurkishBritish trio of adventure travel and outdoor activities specialists, Bougainville has a kayaking anbsp;...
|Title||:||Moon Istanbul & the Turkish Coast|
|Publisher||:||Avalon Travel - 2014-12-23|