Ballooning over Turkey

By Josh Windsor In Travel

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Istanbul is luminous. One can’t help but squint before the bustling bazaars, soaring mosques and glittery palaces. Like an emblem of Turkey at large, it is an encrusted crossroads where the tireless ebb and flow of civilisation remains etched upon flaking edifices. Istanbul has traditionally been the main course of a jaunt through Turkey, but the fantastical region of Cappadocia, in the country’s hinterland, frequently competes to be the highlight of a visit there. Istanbul submerges you in a melting pot of clamorous cultures; Cappadocia bewitches through its stark natural splendour – ...

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