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WHERE EAST MEETS WEST ALONG THE SILK ROAD, WITH MYTHOLOGICAL RUINS FROM THE GREEKS, ROMANS, PERSIANS, OTTOMANS AND THE CHRISTIAN CRUSADES
Istanbul’s Old Town
Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, Archaeological Museum, Chora Church and City Walls, Grand Bazaar, Spice Market, Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent and Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Egyptian Obelisk
Istanbul’s New District
Galata Tower, Pera Palas Hotel, Taksim Square
IZMIR – NORTH AEGEAN
SELCUK AND SOUTH AEGEAN
Ephesus, Priene – Temple of Athena, Didyma- Temple of Apollo, Bodrum
HIKING THE LYCIAN WAY
Fethiye, Xanthos, Letoon, Patara, Kekova, Ucagiz, Demre, Myra
ANTALYA & TURQUOISE COAST
Antalya, Termessos, Aspendos
Malatya, Mt Nemrut- Mythological Gods and Goddesses, Ruins in State of Adiyaman
CAPPADOCIA CENTRAL ANATOLIA
Open Air Museum, Rose Valley, Ihlara Valley, Whirling Dervishes
It has been said that Ireland’s greatest export is it’s people. This sculpture outside of Westport in County Mayo is dedicated to those who never returned.
Counties Antrim, Derry, and Donegal.
Northern Ireland’s Wall on the Giant Causeway.
Sites such as the Causeway Coast and Brooding Atlantic Coast
All those who wander are not lost – Connemara Coast
Counties Dublin, Sligo, Mayo, Galway, Offaly, Clare, Limerick, Tipperary, Kilkenny, and Wicklow including the cities of Dublin, Westport, Galway.
Sites such as Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, Connemara bog, Aran Islands, Clonmacnoise monastery, Cashel fortress, and Wicklow Mountains.
Resting spot of Czar Nicholas II and family at SS Peter and Paul – Saint Petersburg
Cities including St. Petersburg, highlighting the Tsars’ legacy and Veliky Novgorad with its reminders from WWII.
The Demon by Vrubel in Tretyakov Gallery – Moscow
Cities include Moscow famous for the Red Square and the Golden Ring towns of Yaroslavl and Suzdal, a view of the past.
Outside Central Kazan
Including the City of Kazan – Where West meets Middle East – And Home of Rudolf Nureyev
HIKING THE CAMINO SANTIAGO
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