Ölüdeniz Lagoon, Springtime Paradise

After the winter we've had - not just in Fethiye but throughout the whole of Turkey - this year, any sign of warm spring sunshine and we're out there, relishing in that lovely feeling of pleasant heat on your back. April started off full of promise. And then, from nowhere, the last throes of winter … [Read more...]

13th International Ölüdeniz Airgames – The Photos

Last Friday was the first day of the International Ölüdeniz Air Games. This year's event was a 5-day affair (the final day being today) and this year, we managed to make it over the hill twice to see what was going on. 13th International Ölüdeniz Air Games 2012 Ölüdeniz is famous for its … [Read more...]

Fethiye Photo: The International Ölüdeniz Airgames

Well, today's Fethiye photo was never going to be anything else, really, was it? Today is the first day of the annual International Ölüdeniz Airgames: three days of paragliders, parascenders, paramotors, microlights, and whatever else may be there, sharing the airspace around the skies of … [Read more...]

12th International Ölüdeniz Air Games – First Day Photos

At the moment, we're still getting used to having a bit of extra time on our hands since the end of our busy summer in Fethiye and then returning from our break in Istanbul. Yesterday, the Fethiye weather was perfect; temperatures in the mid-20s, blue skies, pleasant sunshine. We had no fixed plans, … [Read more...]

Ölüdeniz Acroludeniz Paragliding

We seem to have a knack at the moment of accidentally stumbling across events in the Fethiye region. A couple of days ago, we drove to Kalkan with my dad and, as we didn't stay as long as we had planned to do, we drove to Ölüdeniz before heading off to Cin Bal restaurant in Kayaköy. On … [Read more...]