Fethiye Telmessos Theatre Restoration: Scaling The Perimeter

It's got to be said that we feel very privileged to be able to watch the developments around the excavation and restoration of an ancient theatre so close to where we live. Of course, we're alluding to Fethiye's Telmessos theatre. Back in September of this year, the road passing the site was … [Read more...]

Paşa Bufe – The Best Food In The Most Unlikely Places

Mooching about around Fethiye boatyard is a regular pastime for us. We often stroll along the Karagözler, going nowhere in particular, and find ourselves photographing the gülets, daytrip boats and luxury yachts that have come in for repair and general maintenance. It's such an interesting … [Read more...]

Deniz Kafe – Stumbling Upon A Fethiye Secret

Those who are familiar with the town will know there is no shortage of harbourside bars and restaurants in Fethiye where it's possible to while away a few hours watching the world go by. Over the years, we've probably frequented all of them at least once, be they established Fethiye institutions, … [Read more...]

Mooching Around Alesta Yacht Hotel In Fethiye

A few days ago, we had another blogger visiting Fethiye. She was visiting the area for the weekend with family and was staying at Alesta Yacht Hotel along the Karagözler in the centre of Fethiye. We met up with Joy of My Turkish Joys back when we were in Istanbul in April so we wanted to catch up … [Read more...]

Fethiye’s Ancient Telmessos Theatre Suddenly Got A Whole Lot Bigger!

After a busy time in the kitchen last week with our Turkish Food & Recipes Feature Week, it's time to get back to some sort of routine, for a short while at least. While we were cooking, we also found time to wander around Fethiye with camera - and we've always got a camera of some description … [Read more...]

Popstar Dining At Yacht Classic Hotel – Chateaubriand Luxury

There's been a definite running theme for us this summer - food! It all started in April/May in Italy where we spent eight days making sure we sampled as much Italian food as possible. We didn't make a bad job of it, either. We've eaten classic Turkish street food in Istanbul and here in Fethiye, … [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...]

Scenic Fethiye: Along Fethiye Marina in Winter

A couple of weeks back, we got one of those crisp, sunny Fethiye days that only happen in winter; sharp outlines on the snowcapped mountains, bright blue, an almost cloudless sky and a perfectly calm, glass-like sea. This weather is perfect for taking photos so we went off into Fethiye, camera in … [Read more...]

Fethiye Weather – December Photos

It's a question everyone asks: What's the weather like in Fethiye in _____? (Insert month). We all know July and August are scorchers on the Southwest coast of Turkey and rain or cloud is very rare. Spring and autumn are pleasant - our favourite time of year in fact - and winter can be anything from … [Read more...]

A Dip At The Yacht Classic Hotel

After a slow start to the Turkish spring, the hotter temperatures have hit us with a bang and we can now safely say it's summer. We've been swimming a few times already this season but today, we needed to swim. We needed to be submerged in a cool swimming pool. If you've been following this blog … [Read more...]