Bodrum lamposts decorated with lights of New YearFethiye, Friday, 31st December 2010. Not just any other day. It's New Year's Eve of course. Tomorrow is the start of a whole new year and no doubt many of you have got big plans for how you're going to make 2011 the best year ever. We have plans like that every year...but for now, we're just going to make the most of the last day of 2010. All of these sparkly, festive photos were taken in Bodrum when we went to pick our friends up from the airport. I thought they'd make a fine contribution to the last post of 2010.
Christmas tree on the harbour on BodrumThe restaurants around Fethiye are decorated in festive fashion and prepared for this evening. As is the norm here, a lot of them will be doing a fixed price evening and some of them even do an all inclusive where you buy your ticket and that includes live music, all your food and local drinks for the evening.
Us? Well, we like to eat and move on. This evening's general plan is to go to Fethiye fish market, get completely stuffed on king prawns and then walk off our food, all the way down to Paspatur - all of a 5-minute walk - where I am sure far too much alcohol will be consumed and we might even have a little dance. That could all depend on what we happen to be drinking of course.
New Year wishes from BodrumOur New Year's Eve is going to be spent with friends, old and new, all of whom we've been lucky enough to meet in Fethiye over the years. Anil (who writes the great travel smarter blog, foXnoMad) will be present for the festivities, along with his wife, and we also have friends over from England and down from Istanbul. Let's see what happens...
However and wherever you spend your New Year's Eve, hope it's a good one. Thanks to all of you who have read Turkey's for Life throughout 2010 and hopefully, we'll see you in 2011.
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