Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Hippo x Turkey

Oh Yes! I finally finished editing my travel video to Turkey! #bigclaphand
Turkey is a beautiful country with lovely scenery, interesting histories, and friendly people, just too bad that I don't really enjoy the food at the places so much.
This time, I was travelling with my parents and really enjoyed every moment with them.
I think when you get older, you will feel more appreciate the little things doing together with your parents.
At least I am!
I hope you don't mind that the video is a bit long as this is my first time making my travel video.
Indeed, I had cut all them in 10 minutes long otherwise it would've been almost 30 minutes long.
So, what's more! Just stay relax and follow me to Turkey now! #hehe



How was it?
Yay or Nay, please do leave me your comments below. #thankyou #thankyouverymuch 
Anyhow, I hope you enjoy it and if you are interested to know the places more in details, please stay tuned with me as I am still working on the post of each places I went.


Btw, below is the list of the cities and places I went.
I also rated these places on a five-star scale based on my own preference, hope it's helpful for you.


Canakkale:
#1 The ruin of Troy__This is where the legendary Trojan War took place. 
#2 The wooden horse__It is just located outside of the ruin of Troy. So do drop by before you leave. 
#3 Asklepion__It's the world's first psychiatric hospital and is a famous ancient medical center in Pergamum. 


Kusadasi:
#1 Ephesus__It is a major tourist attraction which was used to be the most important commercial centre in the ancient days because of it's strategic location.  
#2 Virgin's Mary's Stone Cottage__It is the place where Mary may have spent her last days. 
#3 Pamukkale__One of the Turkey's top attractions and a precious in the world with it's cotton-look scenery. 


Cappadocia:
#1 Sultanhani Caravanserai__A place situated at the silk road where the truck stopped for the camels in the ancient times. 
#2 Saratli Underground City__One of the dozens of underground cities carved from the rock in thousands years ago with tunnel system and additional cave-like rooms. 
#3 Goreme Valley__It has the region's best collection of painted cave churches. 
#4 Ortahisar Castle__You can get a nice complete view of the entire Cappadocia city. 
#5 Folklore & Belly dance__All drinks are free-flow with the Turkish traditional performances under the cave house. 


Ankara:
#1 Mausoleum of Ataturk__It is a Mausoleum of Kemal Ataturk, the founder and first president of the Turkish Republic. 


Safranbolu:
#1 Hidirlik Hill__It gives a complete view over the town in Safranbolu. Good to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea with the beautiful landscape. 
#2 Civic Han__It shows the old traditional house in Safranbolu which it is now become a hotel. 


Istanbul:
#1 St. Sofia Church__It was a former Byzantine church and former Ottoman mosque in Istanbul but it is now a museum to visit. 
#2 Blue Mosque__The only mosque with six minerals in the world and famous for it's blue tiles. 
#3 Basilica Cistern__The underground waterway which used as a reservoir for water storage for the Greet Palace and other buildings. 
#4 Topkapi Palace__It is the palace of the political center of the Ottoman Empire between the 15th and 19th centuries. 



That's all for today, time to sleep!
Good night peeps!



2 comments:

Nux V said...

nice trip u had there...last time I only managed to go Istanbul, it was around end Oct and it was cold....somewhere 7 degree Celcius...Turkey is a nice country and I wish to go there again to cover on other places...

Ivy Gan said...

Hi Nux,

Yea, Indeed Turkey is a beautiful country and glad that I had a better weather during my travelling time.
There are more places in Turkey and I wish next time I can stay in Istanbul a bit longer.
Anyway, thanks for dropping by and appreciate your comment!