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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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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