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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By Bus The municipal bus system, IETT, provides thorough coverage of the city,
but the buses are crowded and unpredictable. Route schedules are so useless
they are not printed; buses generally leave the initial station on time, but ...
By Bus Bursa is one of the most accessible cities in Turkey — it is directly on the
way between Istanbul and many popular ... 4 hours, hourly buses; Ankara: $7, 5
hours, hourly buses; Antalya: $10, 9 hours, hourly buses; Fethiye: $12, 10 hours,
"At the end of the twentieth century, one of the last vestiges of the Golden Age of
Travel was the Turkish bus. Like the American transcontinental railroad in the late
nineteenth century and Europe's Orient Express in the early twentieth, Turkey's ...
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