View Over Mesopotamian Plains From Mardin
View Over Mesopotamian Plains From Mardin
After Paris, Marseille is the second largest city in France. With a population of over 800,000 people, it is also the principal hub on the Mediterranean coast. The expansive metropolis has a summer climate which makes it a popular travel destination. Ideal months to travel are between May to October, with July and August being the hottest months.
Esentepe Viewpoint in goreme, Cappadocia
From the East to the West, there are forty one designated areas protected by law for scientific, cultural research and the preservation of flora and fauna. Called “Milli Parks” in Turkish, they are beautiful, green areas open to the public and ideal for anyone who loves outdoor activities.
Madrid, with a bustling population of over 3 million people is the largest city and capital of Spain. Spanning a land mass of over 200 square miles, the city provides a wealth of attractions and historical landmarks to any visitors, either domestic or foreign. Known as the cultural center of Spain, it is also the perfect place to sample delicious cuisine and get to know the locals
In the East Central region of France stands the magnificent city of Lyon. With a population of over 484,000, it is the capital of the Rhones-Alps region. It is an ideal destination for travel because it presents a variety of interesting landmarks, beautiful places and delicious cuisine. Here are some fun facts to get your travel plans to Lyon started.
London is the capital of the United Kingdom and a sprawling metropolis offering endless opportunities to anyone traveling within her boundaries. From traditional English food to historical landmarks to modern attractions, it is not possible to see the whole of London within a week. It was at one time, the world’s largest city and although it no longer holds that title, it is still a popular destination for over 14 million international travelers each year.
If you are headed to Lisbon, you have chosen a marvellous city to visit and here are our suggestions of where to go and what to do.
If the above sports do not satisfy your need for adrenaline, take a look at white water rafting in Antalya, mountain biking of the Mediterranean coast, horse safaris in Cappadocia or skiing in Uludag. The ultimate adventure sport in Turkey and test of determination is mountaineering on Mount Ararat, the suspected location of where Noah’s ark landed. The unmarked trails and gruelling weather conditions means the sport should only be attempted by experienced mountaineers.
There is no doubt that if you are on a driving holiday of Europe, you will at some point pass through the region so we have listed some interesting information to enhance your visit. Most people just drive through but there are plenty of reasons to consider spending the night there.
It was a steep climb uphill and for a hard core smoker like me, the combined heat meant I had to rest often. I was determined to persevere but when I reached the top, paid my entrance fee and walked around, I was disappointed to see nothing resembling the former glory days of this castle.
Brussels is the cosmopolitan capital of Belgium. This sprawling metropolis has grown from a small 10th century town into the biggest urban area of the country. As the headquarters of NATO and EU organizations, it has also become a center of world political issues.
As newly-weds hunt across the globe for honeymoon destinations that offer breathtaking scenery and romantic culture, few know of the hidden eccentricities that Istanbul holds. A fruitful and lengthy history of four separate empires (Roman, Byzantine, Latin and Ottoman) permeates throughout the metropolis to offer a rich, layered aesthetic experience in architecture, landscape, music, cuisine, and art.
When thinking about their history, many people refer to tales about the French revolution in 1789 and the French resistance movement against the Nazis in Second World War. One of its better known cities is Bordeaux which rests on the Garonne River and it can be an interesting visit depending on what you know before you go.
Barcelona is a thriving city full of attractions for visitors. As the second largest city in Spain, it has also become a popular destination for city breaks. These days, it can count itself as a major leader in the tourism, fashion, entertainment and media industries. You may find yourself in Barcelona at one point because it is a major transport hub so today we look at what attractions are available for families to enjoy.
Munich is the third largest city in Germany and situated on the banks of the River Isar. It will certainly amaze you with its vibrant, multicultural atmosphere and the variety of interesting places to see.
Avignon is a historical city in south-eastern France, on the banks of the Rhone River. It is most respected for its preservation of the medieval ramparts on the outskirts.
Frankfurt is a large cosmopolitan city, full of hustle and bustle. There is proximately 690,000 people living there but many more also commute daily from neighboring regions. Travel plans usually start at the airport which is the third busiest in the country. Many people then hire a car and follow their scheduled holiday itinerary.
Known as the party capital for smokers and clubbers, there is a lot more to Amsterdam then pot cafes, red light districts, and bicycles. This cosmopolitan city has an eventful and sometimes turbulent history, yet these days it is one of the top European destinations to visit.
What will happen to Hasankeyf ?
There are no certainties it will survive but if it is flooded, 12,000 years of history will be sent to an underwater grave. Go and see it while you can.