The Sundial Hotel – A Rebirth

It's been a tough winter throughout most of Europe - and Fethiye didn't escape; colder than normal temperatures and torrential rain that lasted for days on end with only a few days gap in between. During the winter months, many is the time that we've laid in bed at night, listening to rain pelting … [Read more...]

Fethiye Springtime Blooms: Photo Story

We weren't going to do a post today but I've collected a few photos over the last week so I thought it would be nice to share some Fethiye springtime blooms and add a splash of colour to a dull Fethiye day. This is the blossom of the wild and these two photographs were taken while we were … [Read more...]

Changes to Çalış

It's that time of year again in the Fethiye area. Angle grinders, drills, hammers and saws mix with the springtime birdsong and gentle lapping of the Mediterranean waves. Fethiye centre is a working town and apart from some of the shops in Paspatur which close for the winter, things remain pretty … [Read more...]

Fethiye – New Beginnings

Despite the fact that most of Turkey is engulfed in a temporary cold front at the moment, Spring is definitely in evidence in Fethiye. Recently planted daffodils and crocuses are now giving the walkway along Fethiye harbour a welcome splash of colour, new growth and blossom has suddenly appeared on … [Read more...]

It’s Spring! Everything and Everyone is Waking up in Fethiye

As our little Fethiye weather gadget clambers its way up to 20 degrees (yeahy), so everyone and everything seems to be coming to life in Fethiye. There's something about pleasant weather that makes you want to do stuff and get ready for the summer. We used to get this feeling back in Blighty too but … [Read more...]

A Quick Life in Fethiye Update

It's that time of year again where the wisteria of Fethiye kicks into action. It's not quite this beautiful yet - this photo is from last year - because it's only just coming out along Fethiye harbour, but this time next week, it should be in full bloom. It's stunning when it's like this but it does … [Read more...]

A Sunny Saturday Along Fethiye Harbour & Musing About Jogging

Yesterday's trip to Meis all seems like a bad dream now. It's like it never really happened - my camera is next to me here on the couch. I've just been chuntering away because I can't get today's photos of Fethiye harbour where I want them on this post, but as I've just been reminded by Barry, at … [Read more...]

Some Fethiye News – McDonald’s Is Coming

Oh, how exciting. We feel like Fethiye news reporters who got the scoop! This is the first time we've felt the need to do two posts in one day. If you remember a while back, we wrote a post on a Fethiye rumour that this building was going to be a McDonald's. Well, we've just got back from Fethiye … [Read more...]

Seasonal Weather in Fethiye – Blossom and Bees

Spring has very definitely come early in Fethiye this year but it's always welcome after sitting in the house for days on end, watching torrential rain. Another sign that the Fethiye temperatures are gradually on the rise is the sudden appearance of bright yellow blossom on many of the neighbourhood … [Read more...]