Magic Carpet Rides

Over 2,400 people work in the learning complex of Turkmen Carpet Weaving Center in Kusadasi, Turkey. For the silk rugs, they collect silkworm cocoons. They then dry out the larva and soak the dried cocoons in warm water to pull apart the material using a brush. The Turkish women hand sew each rug for 3 … Continue reading Magic Carpet Rides

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The Hidden Gem of the West

The Peloponnese region of Greece is home to the hidden gem of Nafplio. This seaport town boasts old-world charm with modern luxuries like savvy beach clubs and boutique hotels. There is a gelato shop on every marble corner and the streets are lined with many restaurants, which take credit cards unlike a lot of places … Continue reading The Hidden Gem of the West