How to design an archaeological circuit

In addition to traveling, Peter personally writes some of our cultural tours to Turkey each year. How do you do an archaeological visit? A range of quality ingredients is needed: quality websites, seamless logistics and a passionate and experienced guide. History is perhaps the most important thing for me when planning a tour. Not only do I want to organize a tour through a series of isolated historical ruins, but also to tell a fascinating story, a historical story in which every ancient city we visit is like a piece of the puzzle and more and more the history and …

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Archaeological holidays – The best advice

In addition to the travel stories, Peter personally leads some of our trips to Turkey every year. Archeological tours can range from cheap bus tours of the ruins of Greece to exotic adventures around Mayan sites in Guatemala. These cultural visits are becoming increasingly popular. Many travelers no longer want a beach holiday but want to be inspired – to see some of the wonders of the ancient world, to explore the past of a culture and to learn about their ancestors and themselves. Here are some tips if you are looking for an archaeological vacation. Who is the leader? …

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Istanbul: Travel Articles

It’s hard to speak of superlatives to describe this epic cradle of civilization. No other city in the world was besieged so often, so much was it desired by people outside its walls. No other city in the world is on two continents. Not only the old, but for centuries it is the most multicultural city in Europe, with more than a dozen spoken languages ​​on the streets, from Italian to Persian, from Greek to Arabic. It was first and foremost a city built for trade. “Jews, Turks and Christians have many teachings, but GOD recognizes it, OR.” Historical letters …

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Lycia: sailing through the centuries

Lycia, in southern Turkey, is full of some of the most beautiful wonders in the world, with a cheap coast for sailing. There are now a whole series of nautical charts and coastal pilots for its inhabitants. Only 200 years ago, this eastern coast of the Mediterranean on the atlases of the earth was completely white. The man we need to thank for his transformation because he literally put this part of Turkey on the map is a celebrity in all maritime affairs. His name is an absolute constant for ship forecasts and various instruments, because he has become the …

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Cappadocia Turkey Travel Tips

A practical and inspiring guide to Cappadocia in Turkey. First published in National Geography, Journeys of a Life: 500 of the World’s Greatest Travels. Discover our leadership by experts in Cappadocia. Arrival in Cappadocia, in central Turkey, comes back to a landscape of the Lord of the Rings. All around, the rocks were broken to get smooth curves, even curves, like cherry on a cake. From Göreme, the epicenter of the region, you can walk along the green slopes with sweet vineyards. Older men and women walk on goat tracks laden with firewood. Beyond the bustling orchards of fall, find …

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In the footsteps of Alexander the Great

In 1994, Peter Sommer traveled 2000 kilometers through Turkey, on the path of Alexander the Great and fell in love with the country, its ancient civilizations and the Turkish people. For this epic journey, he received the Young Expeditioner Award from the Explorers Club of America. Also follow Alexander on our tour of Alexander the Great in Turkey. In the footsteps of Alexander the Great: Travel Articles. Everything came from a photo in an old dusty book. It was high mountains that covered a fertile valley crossed by Alexander the Great 2300 years ago. Like the photographer, the discoverer Sir …

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