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The Rough Guide Snapshot Turkey The Central And Southern Aegean

Author : Rough Guides
ISBN : 9780241290743
Genre : Travel
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The Rough Guides Snapshot Turkey: The Central and Southern Aegean is the ultimate travel guide to this region of Turkey. It leads you through the region with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from Alaçati to Ephesus and Pamukkale to Aphrodisias. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you make the most of your trip, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. The Rough Guides Snapshot Turkey: The Central and Southern Aegean covers Izmir, the Çesme peninsula, Selçuk, Kusadasi and Didim, as well as the Bodrum peninsular, Marmaris, Pamukkale and the Hisarönu ̈ and Datça peninsulas. Also included is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to Turkey, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around Turkey, including transport, food, drink, shopping, health, security and culture and etiquette. Also published as part of the Rough Guide to Turkey. The Rough Guides Snapshot Turkey: The Central and Southern Aegean is equivalent to 102 printed pages.

Turkey S Aegean Coast

Author : Samantha Lafferty
ISBN : 9781588438294
Genre : Travel
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Two Amazon customers pointed out that this guide did not have an active (hyperlinked) table of contents. That problem has now been corrected. The active table of contents has been placed at the end of the book. Click on any item in the table of contents and it will take you to that reference in the text. Another customer noted that there were not pictures in the book. That was true in an early version but the current edition has many, many color images throughout. "If, like me, you are a bit tired of the ethnocentric social commentary that seems to come with certain well known guidebooks then you could do worse than try this one. Simple to use, well written and accurate, I found it invaluable and couldn't fault any of its recommendations nor descriptions." -- Yurt (Amazon reviewer). Turkey is so diverse it could almost be described as a continent rather than a country. The Aegean coastal area is one of the most beautiful anywhere. This is the main focus of this guide, though it also contains an extensive introduction to the country as a whole, including history, cultural information and abundant practical details about traveling in Turkey. Driving down the coast from north to south, travelers first encounter Pergamon, one of the greatest cities in the Hellenistic world and a center of culture, medicine and commerce. At Sardis, the ancient capital of the Lydians, you can hunt for traces of the gold that was reputed to flow down the Pactalos River. South of Izmiris, Ephesus, one of the world’s most lauded historical treasures.The vast Roman city captured the imagination of many an ancient woman. No doubt she would have dreamed of visiting the city where the men were powerful and the stores were lavish. The magnetism of Ephesus still attracts a huge crowd. Farther along the coast are the ancient cities of Priene, Miletos and Didyma, and inland are the milky terraces of Pamukkale. Turkey's location straddles Asia and Europe. The three great Empires that ruled the country for thousands of years left a legacy of enchanting cultures and more ancient sites than even Italy or Greece can boast. Covered in detail are where to stay, where to eat, shopping, sightseeing and adventures, both cultural and physical from walking in the footsteps of St. Paul to joining in the local festivals, from yoga and Turkish baths to art classes and cooking courses. This guide combines in-depth text information with color maps & photos on almost every page. Existing guides are largely text-only or mostly graphics and lacking the practical details travelers need. The guide totals 163 pages.

The Oxford Handbook Of The Bronze Age Aegean

Author : Eric H. Cline
ISBN : 9780195365504
Genre : Architecture
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The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean provides a comprehensive overview of our current understanding of the Bronze Age Aegean (ca. 3000-1000 BC) and describes the most important debates and discussions within the discipline. Presented in four separate sections within the Handbook, the sixty-six commissioned articles cover topics ranging from chronological and geographical to thematic to site-specific. The volume will be indispensable for scholars and advanced students alike.

Beyond Babylon

Author : Joan Aruz
ISBN : 9781588392954
Genre : Art, Ancient
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The Lycian Way

Author : Kate Clow
ISBN : 0957154720
Genre : Lycian Way (Turkey)
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Turkey's first long distance trekking route follows 500 km of ancient footpaths and trails which link the coastal villages of Turkey's Mediterranean coast. This practical guidebook includes a map.

Fatal Journeys

Author : United Nations Publications
ISBN : 9290686987
Genre : Death
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In October 2013, over 400 people lost their lives in two shipwrecks close to the Italian island of Lampedusa. While these two events were highly publicized, sadly they are not isolated incidents; the International Organization for Migration (IOM) estimates that in 2013 and 2014 nearly 6,500 migrants lost their lives in border regions around the world. Because many deaths occur in remote areas and are never reported, counts of deaths fail to capture the full number of lives lost. Despite recognition that actions must be taken to stop more unnecessary deaths, as yet there remains very little information on the scale of the problem. The vast majority of governments do not publish numbers of deaths, and counting lives lost is largely left to civil society and the media. Drawing upon data from a wide range of sources from different regions of the world, Fatal Journeys: Tracking Lives Lost during Migration investigates how border-related deaths are documented, who is documenting them, and what can be done to improve the evidence base to encourage informed accountability, policy and practice. Regionally focused chapters present most recent statistics and address a number of key questions regarding how migrant border-related deaths are enumerated

Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth 3

Author : Rough Guides
ISBN : 9780241214428
Genre : Travel
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Rough Guides' bestselling, inspirational travel ebook, featuring 1000 unique experiences around the globe. Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth is the product of the combined travel experience of Rough Guides' authors over the last 30 years, each an expert in his or her own territory. Our authors have cherry-picked their favourite experiences from their travels to inspire yours - making this the perfect book for planning your next big adventure, or just dreaming of future travels. The third edition has been fully revised, with stunning, brand-new colour photos throughout, and a wealth of new writing, from taking breakfast in a Burmese teahouse to witnessing the world's most intense storms in Venezuela. Entries are divided into regions, so it's easy to go straight to the part of the world you're interested in, and all the nitty-gritty practical information you'll need to find out more is contained in the "Need to know" sections at the end of each chapter. Packed full of inspiring ideas and beautiful photography, Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth is pure escapism for active travellers and armchair fantasists alike.

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