Green Canyon (Turkey) Reviews
Description:Country: Turkey / World Region: Europe
Newest Review: ... bought a lot and were rather content. On the way to the entrance of the dam area the coach passes remains of a Roman (!) bridge and aqueduct, the Romans built it to take potable water from the Taurus mountain range to the town of Side on the coast (so the idea isn't new). Next comes the power station, four underground turbines with a capacity of 540 megawatts produce 3% of the Turkish ... more
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by - written on 17/07/10, updated on 19/07/10 (Very useful, 580 readings)
I've got many photos of Mediterranean beaches, from Majorca, Sardinia, Crete, Cyprus, the south coast of Turkey and Israel. If there isn't a striking landmark, you won't be able to find out where I took them. A beach is a beach - more or less. To get a feeling for the country you're visiting you have to see the hinterland. Of course, if you like visiting ancient sites, you can encounter the same problem, what with the Romans' building craze round the Mediterranean. The hinterland of Side on the south coast of Turkey (~ 75 km east of Antalya) offers an idiosyncratic destination for a day trip, namely an artificial lake, The Oymapinar Dam, also called the ... Read the complete review
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