Two Americans, until recently resident in Istanbul offer an insider's look at all of Turkey, from its beautiful rugged coastline filled with ancient Greek and Byzantine ruins - featuring two of the world's most admired sites, Troy and Ephesus - to the modern nightlife and exotic shopping of Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya and more. Extensive history, culture and travel planning sections, with terrific coverage of Istanbul and environs, Black Sea and Mediterranean coasts, and first-rate advice on wonderful lodgings, exciting restaurants, where to see authentic whirling dervish performances, insider tips on how to bargain for rugs, best places to take a Turkish bath, and so much more.
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Trains depart daily for Ankara and Pamukkale (Denizli) . Train travel is slower
and more expensive than bus travel, but we recommend the istanbul-Ankara
route, in particular. It offers shades of the Orient Express charm, a dining car, and
Pamukkale merits a day on your itinerary, and can be rewarding for a few nights
that include a day trip to Aphrodisias. History A peculiar chemical phenomenon is
responsible for the travertines at Pamukkale, and has been at work for far ...
You'll find tennis courts and pools in the large garden area, as well as a sizeable
population of French and German tour groups. Seeing the SfahH Pamukkale
town is built up against the base of the white travertine baths. The route to the top
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