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Dear Homo Sapiens, There is no need to continue reading this page. What follows is intended for search engine robots and spiders and not necessarily for human beings. Further information concerning yacht charter cruising in Turkey and Greece may be obtained by clicking on the maroon links immediately above. Thank You. Should you not be searching for a princess and not be searching for a goddess, you must be searching for a charter yacht cruising Turkey or Greece or both. If the latter, or even if one of the former, congratulations. You have found a web page dealing not only with a charter yacht cruising Greece and Turkey, but one named as well for a goddess or namesake regarded a princess. This teak and mahogany yacht accommodates sixteen guests in comfort in eight air-conditioned guest cabins each with private bathroom. Mindful of the goddess Selene depicted below, Prenses Selin is equipped with powerful twin engines able to cruise Turkey and Greece at a comfortable ten knots quickly covering distances between attractive destinations. Should you be thinking of charter cruising Turkey or Greece or both with an extended family or with up to seven other couples, Prenses Selin could be the yacht for you. In addition to private accommodations, Prenses Selin sports topside lounge areas on both fore and quarterdecks, while the indoor salon (pronounced saloon) is equipped with modern entertainment systems. Selene is said to have been the daughter of titans Hyperion and Theia, titans the forebears of gods and goddesses. Hyperion was lord of light and Titan of the East. Also called Euryphaessa, signifying bright light, his wife Theia is depicted in relief on the Great Altar of Pergamun (Bergama) at the side of Helios, god of the sun. These two titans of light begat both Helios and Selene, the latter called Luna in the Roman pantheon, goddess of the moon. Depicted below at the Louvre fronting a crescent moon on an altar, Selene is most often associated with Endymion, a mortal fathered by Zeus once tending flocks in fields near ancient Priene on Turkey's Gulf of Latmos. Endymion was said to be a youth of surpassing beauty with whom Selene fell madly in love. Endymion the shepherd//As his flock he guarded//She, the Moon, Selene//Saw him, loved him, sought him//Coming down from heaven//To the glade on Latmus//Kissed him, lay beside him//Blessed is his fortune//Evermore he slumbers//Tossing not nor turning//Endymion the shepherd. (John Keats 1818) Priene is located on the southern slope of Mount Mycale at the mouth of the Maeander (Menderes) River north of Bodrum and Miletus. Endymion's city has never been located, though its Classical Period successor is a popular destination today. As is nearby Heracleia under Latmos. You can get to these places aboard Prenses Selin, embarking at Bodrum and anchoring at ancient Trogyllium under Mount Mycale. Also called Port St. Paul, Trogyllium was once a refuge (Acts:20-15) for Saint Paul en route from Samos to Miletus. Prenses Selin can retrace St. Paul's track in either direction, north to Assos near Pergamun or south to Patara near Kalkan. On the northern track a mere four miles distant is Pythagorion, Samos. There you may visit the Temple of Hera and there just outside of town you may buy at artist-factories producing ceramics recommended by Pliny the Elder two thousand years ago. You may also explore Pythagorion's Eupalinus Tunnel built in the 6th century before Christ to bring drinking and bathing water to its inhabitants. Pythagoras, by the way, was born here when this was the island's capital and maritime center, but he did most of his mathematical philosophizing in Crotone, Italy, then a part of Magna Graecia. Coincidentally, that's where the depicted altar was found. So come sail at the crossroads of mythical, biblical, and other recorded history. Come explore the evidence of that history. Come sail aboard Prenses Selin. Come cruise between isolated pine-shrouded coves along Turkey's Turquoise Coast. Come sail among remote Greek Aegean islands unspoiled by modernity. Begin your cruise in Bodrum. Or in Gocek. Are you searching for Gocek in Turkey? Well, it is 42 nautical miles ENE of Rhodes Town and 15 road miles from its own international airport at Dalaman (DLM). There or elsewhere we can put you aboard a crewed charter yacht for the holiday cruise of a lifetime. We can put you aboard a charter yacht with an experienced crew able to show you Saint Paul's route up the coasts of Lycia and Caria and among Scattered Islands while a Roman prisoner, able to show you his earlier track down the west coast of Turkey and among Greek islands returning from his third mission, and able to show you Endymion's resting place at Heracleia under Latmos. Prenses Selin, an exceptional crewed charter yacht cruising Turkey and Greece. Contact Charter Yachts Turkey today at email@example.com