Turkey Travel Videos, DVD, Touring, Sightseeing, Vacation, Destination
- $19.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide
Item Code : ALTR2654DVD. The exotic charms of Turkey are experienced by various travelers either staying or working at Sammy's Palace in Kusadasi on the Agean Sea.This cool little town supplies all the culture, history, beaches and belly dancers they can handle. Experience the rush of traveling the world for the first time with a crew of international back-packers, ages 16 - 22 on their quest for adventure, romance and the perfect moment. A variety of hosts from around the globe and the young people they hook up with on location are relentless in their pursuit of fun (and don't forget that culture, mate!). American girls explore Rome, Brits take on Thailand and things get wild when the Aussie's arrive in Copenhagen. Five continents, Unlimited Adventure.Take the alternate route, dude.
- $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide
Item Code : WATL21668DVD. The World Atlas. 52 Minutes. The Atlas steps into the digital age. A new one-of-a-kind World Atlas covering all parts of the globe with animated maps from Rand McNally and in-depth cultural and historical information. Each episode is dedicated to different countries, containing four distinct features - physical geography, political geography, popular locations, and thematic maps. The new digitally animated one-of-a-kind version of an Atlas of the World like you have never seen before!
- $29.95 DVD Regions 1 & 2
Item Code : GLOB20823DVD. Globe Trekker. 60 Minutes. Globe Trekker Adela Ucar's Turkish adventure begins in the historical town of Konya, home to the Whirling Dervish orders. A bastion of Islamic faith and Seljuk culture, it’s a city where ancient history meets modernity, from ancient mosques and myriad markets, perfumed with Eastern spices, where Muslim pilgrims mingle with secular citizens in tranquil tea gardens. Her journey continues along the coastline of the Aegean Sea. She treks along the Lycian Way, exploring ancient rock-hewn tombs which dot the hills surrounding Myra, and relaxing on sun-kissed beaches. She travels on to Adana, Turkey’s 4th largest city and home to the Sabanci Mosque, which can accommodate 20,000 worshipers and even has a small elevator tucked away in one of its minarets. The city is also renowned for its exquisite cuisine - notably the Adana Kebab – and famed for its Salgam, a salty fermented juice made from turnips. Journeying off-the-beaten-track, Adela visits the historic south eastern region of Anatolia. With its jagged mountain peaks, sun-kissed plains, extinct volcanoes, immense lakes, and historic cities – it’s a region filled with exoticism and adventure. First, she stops off at Gaziantep, a city buzzing with café culture hedonism, it’s filled with Roman, Byzantine, Arab, and Ottoman architecture - clusters of old stone houses, a mighty citadel, ancient fortress - bustling bazaars and brimming with bakery shops, said to produce the best and most delicious pistachio baklava in the whole of Turkey. Last off, she visits the city of Diyarbakr with its huge basalt city walls, studded by mighty gates, it’s the epicenter of Kurdish culture. Criss-crossed by narrow, winding alleyways, studded with mosques and stone-stenciled black basalt houses, this atmospheric city just oozes history.
- $29.95 DVD
Item Code : GLOB2665DVD. Globe Trekker. Globe Trekker K.T. Comer travels around the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Beginning her adventures in the southern resort of Ayia Napa, she checks out the beach party scene, before moving on to the ruins of Kourion to catch a midsummer's day festival in honor of the ancient Greek god Apollo. K.T. then travels to the island's most revered Greek Orthodox monastery at Kykkos, before heading to Nicosia, the world's last divided capital city, straddling the UN-patrolled buffer zone between Greek-dominated southern Cyprus and the breakaway Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. After meeting and listening to the inspirational Bicommunal Choir for Peace, equally made up of Greek and Turkish Cypriot singers, she ends her journey in Kyrenia on the northern coast. Meanwhile, Globe Trekker Adela Ucar Innerarity visits the Greek island of Crete to learn more about the island's World War II history and experience its stunning natural beauty along one of Europe's most popular walking trails, the E4. Her journey begins in Hania, a bustling harbor town with Venetian and Turkish architecture. Adela's visit coincides with the commemoration of the Battle of Crete of 1941. She meets with veterans of the war and retraces their experiences, from Maleme in the west where the battle began, through the rugged interior and over the towering White Mountains before reaching the southern coast at Hora Sfakion. From Hora Sfakion Adela follows the E4 trail, heading west to the idyllic fishing village of Loutro and Agia Roumelli. Rejoining the trail at Sougia, she visits the Byzantine ruins at Lissos before continuing on to Paleochora where she ends her journey on the stunning Elafonisi beach.
- $24.95 DVD
Item Code : RICK2663Join Rick and get a real feel for the people he meets. Find a true understanding of treasured local customs with visits to Athens and the Acropolis; The Peloponnese and the Mycenae Palace; The Greek Islands; Central Turkey, Ankara and Cappadocia; Turkish West Coast, Kusadasi and Ephesus; Jerusalem, the Dead Sea and Kibbutz Ein Gedi; Cairo to Luxor; The Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Extra DVD features include: Gates of Jerusalem; Thessalonika and Greek Monasteries; Istanbul; and Rick's Back Door Travel Tips. 3? hours DVD.
- $19.95 VHS NTSC
Item Code : WRLD2662VHS. World Almanac. Come explore Turkey's region of Cappadocia, a site of surreal, magical landscapes dotted with citadels, monasteries, and hidden underground cities. This is a land where millions of years ago a volcano erupted and left in its wake surfaces that have been shaped into "fairy chimneys." But man has also played a role in the wonder of Cappadocia, carving churches out of rock, cities out of stone. c1999. 30 minutes.
- $19.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide
Item Code : EQUI2658DVD. Equitrekking. 30 Minutes. In Cappadocia in Central Turkey, Equitrekking's host Darley Newman and local Ahmet Diler of Kirkit Voyage explore underground cities, ancient churches, unusual rock formations called fairy chimneys and historic villages on horseback. On foot, they trek through the colorful Avanos market and visit a master potter, before meeting a local family and trying ayran and Turkish tea in the historic village of Guzelyurt. In Guzelyurt's underground city, Darley learns about how Christians escaping persecution hid underground, before Darley and Ahmet head to the town square to soak in the village culture. Emmy nominated host and producer Darley Newman takes viewers to the best destinations to go horseback riding, exploring with local people to learn about history, culture and stunning wildlife and natural surroundings. Experience equestrian travel as expert Darley takes you riding on the beaches of Southern Spain, in a northern California Redwood Forest, the rainforest in Costa Rica or through the lush, green countryside of Ireland. For both arm-chair travelers and those preparing to take their equestrian adventure, Equitrekking transports viewers to exotic destinations on this Emmy Award winning travel series.
- $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide
Item Code : CTIS2657DVD. Cities of the World. 60 Minutes. The Turkish Riviera on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea awaits tourists with sunshine, long beaches and hospitality. Among the serpentines, mild lakes, wild waterfalls, and orange and olive tree gardens, we might find several ancient and medieval monuments. Djamies and minarets, selchuk forts, Greek and Roman towns, antic theatres, tombs carved in stone walls, old houses, Bizantyan temples, colorful fishing villages and bazaars make up the charms of the area. The climate is ideal for holidays, diving and watersports. All this with very good hotels, a fine cuisine and many programs make the Turkish Riviera a perfect spot to spend a holiday.
- $24.95 DVD Regions 1 & 2
Item Code : GLOB2652DVD. Globe Trekker. Turkey has a unique convergence of three very different worlds: Europe, Asia and the Middle East, making it a nation rich in history, classical civilization and art. Traveler Justine Shapiro starts her journey at the Roman ruins of Ephesus. She travels up the coast to the volcanic Cappadocia region, home to one of the first Christian communities. Traveling east, she visits the wonders of Nemrut Dagi and then heads north to her final destination of the Kachkar Mountains of Artvin near the Black Sea Coast. 55 minutes. Along the way... $_$_START_LIST ? Sail the turquoise coastline. ? Hike up Mount Olympus to see it's eternal flame. ? Spends the night in a tree house. ? Dance with the bride on her wedding day. ? Experiences a Turkish bath complete with a massage. (oh-oh!). 55 minutes. The material in this program was previously released under the title of "Lonely Planet." $_$_END_LIST