Today was the last stop of our 7-day celestyal cruise through the Aegean Sea. On this last day you had the opportunity to choose between 2 destinations: on the one hand, you can explore the Greek island of Samos, where the ship arrives in the early morning. Or you can stay on board to continue to Kusadasi in Turkey after a short stop on Samos. On the way back in the evening, the guests who stayed on Samos are picked …» Read the full blog post
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Turkey is the only country in the world that extends over two continents. A small part of the country is located in Europe and the much larger part (about 97% of the area) in Asia. The country has over 80 million inhabitants and the capital is Ankara. Almost one fifth of the total population lives in Istanbul. In addition, there are other megacities such as Izmir, Bursa, Adana, Gaziantep, Konya, Antalya and Diyarbakır. Turkey borders in essence on the Aegean Sea, in the south on the Mediterranean Sea and in the north on the Black Sea. Direct neighbours of the country are Greece, Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Iraq, Azerbaijan and Syria. Turkey has 16 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and numerous nature reserves.