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Olympos – Hippy Tree Houses, Mediterranean and Roman Ruins

We arrived at the Saban Treehouse Pension after sunset last night, so this morning was our first opportunity to properly see the area. It was a surprisingly large…

Kaputas to Chimera – Heaven and Hell

Speaking of Hell, it was the worst night sleep in a very long time. We spent the night searching for and killing mosquitos, even with all the windows…

Kayaköy and Patara – Modern Ruins and Sand Dunes

Yesterday was a hectic day, so today was relaxed, with a late (9:30AM) breakfast and a nice swim in the pool in the hotel before checking out at…

Twelve Islands Cruise and Fethiye

As it is every time we need to set an alarm for an ‘early’ start, it was a struggle to be up and ready for a 8AM breakfast…

Ruins, Paradise Found and Mud Baths

We continued further along the Datça Peninsula towards the ruins of Knidos. The road passed through several small villages, but the road was more utilitarian than scenic, so…

Bodrum By Day, Datça By Night

The view from the terrace where we had our breakfast this morning was awesome. There was something amazing about seeing so many near uniform houses all lined up,…

First taste of the Mediterranean

OK, so technically it isn’t the Mediterranean yet, but rather the Aegean Sea. Forgive me. Not surprising considering how late we finished yesterday, but it was a struggle…

The Brilliant White Terraces of Pamukkale

It was quite a drive we had ahead of us today, driving nearly 250km inland to see the world heritage site of Pamukkale, and then driving back to…

Ancient Roman City of Ephesus

As we believe that we are short on time, we decided to make our way out of Istanbul by air, rather than the much cheaper, but much much…

Istanbul Day Three – New and Old Istanbul

After being unable to enter the mosques yesterday because I was wearing shorts, today I put on a pair of long jeans and we headed to the Sultan…