Visiting Cappadocia in a hot air balloon is an ethereal, dreamlike experience, and it’s not difficult to book a tour before you even get there. There are few experiences in Europe that offer the same incredible aerial views and resemble those from a hot air balloon. In a place like Cappadocia, where its deeply rooted …

Discobolus at the National Roman Museum. Credit: Livioandronico2013, CC BY-SA 4.0 / Wikipedia Commons Doping in sport dates back to Antiquity and the first Olympic Games in ancient Greece. Since the competition began in 776 BC, historians have written about the substances used by athletes to improve their performance. References to specialists giving Olympic athletes …

Greek speaking residents of Catalca, Turkey. Credit: Constantine Garelas / Screenshot There is a Turkish town called Catalca in the rural district of Istanbul that is full of Greek speakers, many of whom have a distinct northern Greek accent. A recent video filmed by Constantine Garelas shows a group of Greek-speaking men filled with joy …

Am Fasbat aircraft maintenance facilities in Kayseri inaugurated with ceremony Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar accompanied by Chief of Staff General Yaşar Güler, Commander of Land Forces General Ümit Dündar, Commander of Air Force General Hasan Küçükakyüz, Commander of Naval Forces Admiral Adnan Özbal, Deputy Minister Muhsin Dere and Director General of ASFAT Esad …

TEHRAN – A restoration project was recently completed at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Gonbad-e Qabus in the northern province of Golestan, the director of the World Heritage site said. As part of the project, pieces of parquet were installed inside the building to protect the interior from damage caused by visitors, Abdolhamid Nurtaqani …

Due to poor projects implemented in Turkey’s Great Lakes, local flamingos have lost many of their natural habitats in the country over the past 70 years, during which time Turkey has lost over 60% of its natural habitat. its wetlands, 51 environmental and conservation organizations said in a statement. Friday. The habitats of Lake Seyfe, …

The Health Ministry announced on Friday that people who have received two doses of CoronaVac can now volunteer for Turkovac, a household vaccine against the coronavirus currently in a phase 3 trial. Health Minister Fahrettin Koca invited volunteers “aged 18 to 59 who received their second dose of CoronaVac at least 90 days ago” to …

Ankara, July 15, 2021 – As Turkey continued to tackle the health, economic and social impacts of COVID-19, the World Bank provided funding of $ 1.5 billion for five critical development projects, in fiscal year 2021, which ended on June 30. Financial support, along with technical and policy advice and analytical work, contributes to the …

KARS Covering one of Turkey’s longest routes and offering more than 24 hours of train travel, the Eastern Express has resumed service after a suspension due to coronavirus-related restrictions in the country. The Turkish Railways operated overnight passenger train (TCDD), which runs 1,310 kilometers between Ankara and Kars stations, departed from the eastern province of …

Illustration of ancient city shaped like an underground labyrinth under Cappadocia. In the 1960s, a Turk was doing casual interior decorating when he made one of the most amazing archaeological finds in history. When he knocked down a wall in his basement, he made more room than he expected, falling on a gallery that led …