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About the author:
Xavier Molina was born in 1967. He lived in several countries of the East Europe and the Middle East between 1989 and 2001, including Turkey, Hungary and Saudi Arabia among many others. He is also known for his cooking books.
5 routes to explore Istanbul in 5 days
Mr Xavier Molina
5 routes to explore Istanbul in five days, " is a book that visits the city of the two continents in a fun way, reaching levels of travel literature. By one side is a practical travel guide that recommends five routes to know the city in five days. By the other side the book also details how the Turks live, their daily life, their history, and also analyzes political tensions and culture of a country which is torn between the western and eastern. Thanks to the Turks, albeit indirectly, exists the myth of Dracula, Cervantes wrote Don Quixote and Columbus discovered America. All this objectively reported by the author who has lived in the country and even married to a woman of Turkish nationality.
The book is full of details and amusing anecdotes, making it easy reading. You can read it before to travel, during the travel or even if you are not planning to go to Turkey but you want to know things about the country.
If you want to know more about the current and ancient Turkey and go beyond the usual travel books, "5 routes ..." is your book that can accompany you in Istanbul or like reading at any time.
More then 30,000 copies sold in its spanish version.
- Publication Date:
- 1515303519 / 9781515303510
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 5.5" x 8.5"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Travel / Middle East / Turkey