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Writer looks back on Turkey holiday that ended with quarantine in the 1980s – myicmeler.net

Holidaymakers seeking autumn Turkish sunshine now have to quarantine. Nothing new there says Travel Editor Nigel Thompson as he recalls an eventful trip in 1987. “Good afternoon. We want to go to Turkey next month, please.” “Certainly. Where?” “The cheap part.” It was September 1987 and we were in a travel agency in Sheffield, where …

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Writer looks back on Turkey holiday that ended with quarantine in the 1980s

Holidaymakers seeking autumn Turkish sunshine now have to quarantine. Nothing new there says Travel Editor Nigel Thompson as he recalls an eventful trip in 1987 “Good afternoon. We want to go to Turkey next month, please.” “Certainly. Where?” “The cheap part.” It was September 1987 and we were in a travel agency in Sheffield, where …

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Turkey’s Antalya enjoys prolonged tourism season

Turkey’s Mediterranean beauty, Antalya province on the southern coast, continues to attract tourists during the coronavirus pandemic. Recep Yavuz, head of the Antalya City Council Tourism Working Group, told Anadolu Agency (AA) that the province’s tourism is backed by Russia, Ukraine and Turkish citizens residing abroad during this challenging time. “In the first week of …

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Roman-era toys reveal vibrant lifestyle in southwestern Turkey’s ancient city of Beçin

Artifacts including toys and coins have been found during excavations at the 5,000-year-old ancient city of Beçin in southwestern Muğla province’s Milas district. Speaking to Anadolu Agency (AA), Kadir Pektaş, head of the excavation project, says that the finds shed light on the socioeconomic and cultural life of the era. An animal-figured toy unearthed in …