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Basic Blogging Tips Turkey's For Life... Kuşadası Kuşadası (pronounced [ˈkuʃadasɯ]) is a resort town on Turkey's Aegean coast and the center of the seaside district of the same name in Aydın Province. Kuşadası lies at a distance of 95 km (59 mi) to the south from the region's largest metropolitan center of İzmir, and 71 km (44 mi) from the provincial seat of Aydın situated inland. Its primary industry is tourism. The district neighbours on the northeast to Germencik district, on the southeast to Söke district, on the west to the Aegean Sea, and on the north to Selçuk district. Geography[edit] The city stands on a bay in the Aegean with the peninsula of Guvercin Ada sticking out into the sea at one end, and the mountain of Pilav Dağı behind. It is 95 km (59 mi) south of İzmir, the region's largest metropolitan center. Demographics[edit] History[edit] Etymology[edit] Antiquity[edit] Rome and Christianity[edit] Later the port was a haven for pirates. The Turkish era[edit] Economy[edit] Industry[edit] Agents sell holiday flats and villas. In the town

Photo Essay: 25 of the Coolest UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Western Europe [Editor's note: I'm using the definition of "Western Europe" given by National Geographic (and Wikipedia). For more info on these and the rest of the 900 World Heritage Sites around the globe, visit the UNESCO website .] Cinque Terre, Italy The name refers to five small, cliffside towns strung along several miles of the Ligurian Coast, connected by a hiking trail and local train line. Jungfrau Region, Switzerland This area is the most glaciated of Europe's Alps and is named after the 4,150m (13,640ft) peak of Jungfrau. Bryggen, Norway Bryggen is the name of the old wharf in the coastal city of Bergen . Loire Valley, France This river valley was listed by UNESCO in 2000 for its historical and architectural importance to France and the rest of Western Europe. Surtsey, Iceland Surtsey is a volcanic island just south of the Icelandic mainland that didn't even exist until 1963, when an undersea eruption built up the square-mile landmass. Stonehenge, England Assisi, Italy Cordoba, Spain Venice, Italy

wandering gaia communitrip Another Flight Attendant Writing The Globe-Trekking Gecko Recently I watched the movie ‘Eat, Pray, Love’, mainly for the fact that it features Bali, plus the other two places it covers – Italy and India, are another two destinations that I would love to go to (watch this space!). Watching the scenes in the movie that were in Bali took me straight back to that humidity, the overwhelming sights and sounds, and the fragrant smells of the incense. There is one scene where they feature an island, and I swear it’s the same one that I went to when we went snorkelling in the coral reef. Of course, I could be totally wrong, but that experience of snorkelling there must be one of my favourite highlights of the trip. We were staying at a quiet seaside hotel in the Banyapoh region of Bali, along the north-western part of the island. It was one of my favourite places to stay because at night the whole place was over-run by geckos! We decided to give it another hour, and eventually set off to the harbour where we would get a boat ride to Menjangan Island.

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