Çalış Beach Sunset – Photo Of The Day And A December Update

Yes, this is the photo-of-the-day for December 6th in our December New Year countdown. It's been a popular one on our Turkey's For Life Facebook page - don't we all love a good Çalış Beach sunset. It doesn't matter how many photos we take of them, no two are the same. Yesterday was really balmy … [Read more...]

Scenes From Babadağ’s (Almost) Summit – Just Because It’s Scenic!

Well, hasn't this turned out to be a Babadağ mini series! First of all, we wrote about why we came to be up on top of this fabulous mountain in the first place; there was a performance up there as part of the Fethiye Classical Music Festival in memory of Benyamin Sönmez. But we couldn't leave it … [Read more...]

Love Fethiye – A Town Viewed Through Instagram

At the beginning of this month, we were playing around with social media and Twitter and embedded some of our favourite Turkey tweets from September into the blog. This week, we've decided to move along to Instagram and with that, show a bit of love for Fethiye. Well, we do love Fethiye - who … [Read more...]

Wandering The Ruins Of Kayaköy – Recording A Village In Photos

A few weeks ago, we took advantage of the fact that the Müzekart had been made available to foreign residents in Turkey by shelling out 50 TL for a Müzekart+. And recently, we actually made use of it, showing it to the lady in the ticket booth amongst the ruins of Kayaköy. This year, entrance to … [Read more...]

Fethiye Marina In Photos – Capturing Reflection

It struck recently that, so far, in the year 2013, our posts about Fethiye have been about all the construction that's going on. We've posted about the continuing work along the harbour between Fethiye and Çalış and, in our last post, we also got curious about building work being carried out at … [Read more...]

Fethiye Photo: Kayaköy November Harvest

Wow, it really doesn't seem so long since January when we posted our first Fethiye Friday photo and announced we would do this every Friday. At the time, the whole of 2012 was ahead of us and, as far as the blog was concerned, it felt like quite a commitment we were taking on...and here we are, … [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...]

Fethiye Photo: Turkish Lanterns – A Kaleidoscope Of Colour

For last Friday's Fethiye photo, we were up the hill in Taşyaka, celebrating summer with a vibrant Sundial sunflower. For today's photo, we're back at sea level, in the centre of Fethiye, at one of our favourite haunts, Mozaik Bahçe. We were there on Wednesday night for a meal and have lots of … [Read more...]

Faralya to Ölüdeniz Road – A Photo

It's Friday and time for another Fethiye photo. Last week's photo was the view of Fethiye's Karagözler and the Ece Saray Hotel, taken from the marina at the Yacht Classic Hotel. We've spent a lot of time there this last fortnight as our friends have been staying there. Alas, another holiday has come … [Read more...]

Fethiye Marina Photo – An Alternative View

You may remember that last week's Friday Fethiye photo became a Saturday photo because we were at Dalaman Airport to pick up friends. That shot was of Gemiler Bay near Kayaköy and everything is beginning to connect because we're off to both Gemiler and Kayaköy with them over the next couple of … [Read more...]