Welcome to Alanya

Alanya is a seaside resort city in the Mediteranian region of Turkey, which is in Antalya province. It have beautiful scenery with Taurus mountain at the north and the Mediteranian sea at the south. Yes, Alanya is far from Istanbul which is 15 hours by bus. But if you want to get hurry to be in Alanya, you can reach by plane to Gazipaşa airport (from Istanbul) about 1 hour.

Welcome to Alanya and enjoy its beauty.

Sunday, October 19, 2008

papatya in the spring 2008 on the hill of alanya

papatya, in english is daisy. It is thought that the name "daisy" is a corruption of "day's eye", because the whole head closes at night and opens in the morning.
binomial name of papatya is bellis perennis. It is a herbaceous plant with short creeping rhizomes and small rounded or spoon-shaped evergreen leaves 2–5 cm long, grows close to ground. The flowerheads are 2–3 cm in diameter, with white ray florets (often tipped red) and yellow disc florets; they are produced on leafless stems 2–10 cm (rarely 15 cm) tall. The lawn daisy is a dicot.

in alanya, there are many papatya grows in the spring. according to local people that we can make tea from papatya. papatya tea can cure some of the illness such as cramp, fever, sinuses, rheumatism, etc

hello from papatya

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