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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Gideros Koyu: This pretty natural harbor 12 kilometers west of Cide offers some
accommodation. Cide: at the eastern end of a long stretch of sand and gravel
beach. This, with inebolu, is a transportation hub, more or less, and you can get ...
ancient Corycus (whose ruins and tombs are scattered east of the fortress).
Entrance to the fortress is afforded through breaches in the sea wall and through
the arched sea gate; it is from near here that a slender mole once connected the
Like so many ports in the region, Coracesium trafficked in lumber and piracy; this
latter industry, in particular, helped local corsairs amass wealth sufficient to
challenge the supremacy of the Seleucid kingdom in the eastern Mediterranean.
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