Scenes From Üçağız – A Lycian And Modern Day Treat

We were on the final stop of the westward route of our gulet cruise along Turkey’s southern Lycian coast. Lazing in sheltered bays around the area known to sailors as Kekova Roads, we’d traversed the sunken city of Kekova. We’d swam in the clear waters at Tersane. And, of course, we’d also realised a dream in […]

More From The Kekova Region: Sailing By The Island & Swimming At Tersane

We’ve cheated a little bit with our tales from our week-long blue cruise on a gulet because we changed the order a tad. So far, on this cruise, we’ve explored ancient Phaselis, we were entranced by the beach and mysterious ruins of Olympos, we’ve taken a trip to Lycian and Roman Myra and visited the church […]

Simena (Kaleköy) – We’ll Definitely Meet Again

We want to tell you the story of our Simena Kaleköy experience in this post. About that happy, gleeful feeling that takes over your body when you’ve found a little corner of perfection. Have you ever looked at postcards, online photos or official tourist board posters and been faced with a vision of what looks like paradise […]

St. Nicholas, Santa Claus & Mediterranean Turkey – What’s The Link?

Father Christmas, Santa Claus, St. Nicholas – whatever name we assign to him (and in the UK, we do fluctuate), we all know who he is, don’t we? He’s that big jolly man in the bright red suit, big black boots and a fluffy white beard. He’s busy in Lapland for most of the year, […]

Myra: Springtime Lycian & Roman Explorations

Back in March of this year, we were in Antalya for Runatolia, a running event that Barry took part in. If you followed the posts, you’ll know that we took a hire car with us. And, on the way back, because we wanted to see the ruins of Myra again, we did a mini D400 coastal […]