More Live Music At Deep Blue Bar – This Time In Aid Of Street Animals

There are a lot of people in this world doing good things...and, on Monday night at Deep Blue Bar, a few people got together to do something good. Some of the musicians who have been playing at Deep Blue throughout winter decided to get together and put on a 'bit of a do' to raise some money for … [Read more...]

Fethiye Ördek Adası – Taking Pleasure From The Simple Things In Life

I'll hold my hands up; I've developed a little obsession with our local duck population in Fethiye. Even Barry lets out a little, "Aww," when we walk past them, so hopefully, these little animals are bringing as much joy to the other passersby as they are to us. (Ahh, the simple things in life, … [Read more...]

Fethiye, Flamingos & Football – A Weekend With Agent L (Part 1)

Twitter is a wonderful invention. No more than 140 characters per Tweet and yet you can get to know a stranger quite well and have a good sense that you will get on when you do eventually meet in person. This was certainly the case with the lovely lady behind the Istanbul blog, Agent L Abroad. When … [Read more...]

Watching Nature In Action – Spawning Season For Lake Van’s Inci Kefal

Every year, in May and June, thousands of fish swim upstream from their home in Lake Van for spawning season. On our recent trip to visit a friend in Eastern Turkey, we were lucky enough to be around just as the annual Inci Kefal migration started. Inci Kefal In Van Lake This is Erciş and … [Read more...]

Spring Just Sprung In Eastern Turkey – And We’re Loving It!

At the moment, we're on the final leg of a bit of a trek around Turkey. If you remember when we wrote about our Turkey travel plans (so far) for 2013, we said we would go north from Fethiye by bus up to Eskişehir, across to Ankara by high speed train and then we would take the overnight Van Gölü … [Read more...]

A Springtime Walk To Kayaköy – Scenes From A Stroll

So far this spring, the weather has been kind to us - and a couple of weeks ago, we decided to walk to Kayaköy from Fethiye with a couple of friends. We've done this walk many times, so this post is really just a few photos of springtime scenes from the walk...we just love this road and forest … [Read more...]

Ambling to Çiftlik Via The Scenic Route

Similar to last year, it's been a mild winter but it's been a wet winter. Last week, there was a lull in the rainfall so we decided to get out of the house and go for a leg stretch. As you know, we love a good food market and, as it was Thursday, we decided to get the comfortable walking shoes out … [Read more...]

Kayaköy Spring Lamb: A Photo

It's Friday again, so that can only mean one thing: time for another Fethiye photo. As we've mentioned before, most of these photos are from my photo archives of the last three years and each one will have been taken in the month we're currently in. So, here's our final photo for the month of … [Read more...]

Kayaköy In February – A Photo

From last Friday's photo of a snowy, winter scene in the mountains above the village of Nif, we're coming a little closer to sea-level for this week's Friday photo, and with it, showing the gulf of difference between the February winter scenery around Fethiye. As far as the weather is concerned, … [Read more...]

Camel Wrestling: A Fethiye Fashion Show

Continuing from our previous post about eating camel sausage at the 2nd Karaçulha Camel Wrestling event, today's post will carry on the theme of camel appreciation - but we'll be concentrating on the aesthetics rather than the flavours. In the UK, we used to live near a major race course that … [Read more...]