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I`ve been leading tours throughout whole Turkey since 1987 as a licensed tour-guide on archaeological, cultural, and Christian Pilgrimage tours , visiting Istanbul-Ankara-Cappadocia-Antalya-Hierapolis-Aphrodisias-Ephesus-Pergamon-Troy-Bursa many many times. My web presence : check www.geocities.com/oguzbalaban and my visiual istanbul guide blog is at www.my.opera.com/istanbulinsider and http://www.flickr.com/photos/23822697@N02/

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The info I provide is limited to traveler's interest sites in Turkey , and useful information for travelers; I am not able to accommodate questions on relocations, wages, apartment rentals, lost connections etc.

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Bachelor's degree from FAculty of Political Sciences of Ankara University , Guiding licence from the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism

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Bachelor's degree from FAculty of Political Sciences of Ankara University , Guiding licence from the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism

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Bachelor's degree from FAculty of Political Sciences of Ankara University , Guiding licence from the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism

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Bachelor's degree from FAculty of Political Sciences of Ankara University , Guiding licence from the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism

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Bachelor's degree from FAculty of Political Sciences of Ankara University , Guiding licence from the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism

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Bachelor's degree from FAculty of Political Sciences of Ankara University , Guiding licence from the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism

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Bachelor's degree from FAculty of Political Sciences of Ankara University , Guiding licence from the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism

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Check my blog address I provided for istanbul insights.

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My web presence : check www.geocities.com/oguzbalaban and my visiual istanbul guide blog is at www.my.opera.com/istanbulinsider and http://www.flickr.com/photos/23822697@N02/

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Recent Answers from Oguz Kosebalaban

2014-04-07 Please comment on my itinerary:

Hi;    Bus trip  costs about 50 to 80 lira ( 1$ U.S. is around 2.1 Lira as of april 2014 ) from Istanbul to Izmir - Kusadasi, or Ephesus ; lasting for about 10 hours.  And another 3 hour add on to Bodrum

2013-10-14 weather condition November 12-19-13:

Hi;      You may spend 2 - 3  days in Istanbul, then You did not mention where you will head to; possibly to Cappadocia and Ephesus (Via Izmir ) .  As the temperatures will tell you will need sweater and

2012-09-29 Autumn foliage- istanbul:

Autumn  , October and November :  Earlier November ( as well as Late October)  would be charming to see trees shedding their various tones of colors of leaves, especially in Yildiz Park across from the

2012-09-29 Autumn foliage- istanbul:

Hi ;    Late April , until about 15th of may is the time for Judas tree flowers to decorate all of Istanbul, and April throug MAy there will be tulips all over, as well as other flowers that live longer

2012-09-19 Turkey countryside:

Hi Noor;        I have two answers. One is as you wish, sites within or around Istanbul. The other answer you will find below takes you towards "Black sea" or "The mediterrenean via central turkey" . Your

 

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