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Fethiye’s Karagözler In Photos – A Late Summer Stroll

Re the title of today’s post: we actually made a bit of research into a late summer stroll. We’ve got some friends coming to stay in Fethiye over the New Year (just love having winter visitors) and they wanted us to ask for bits of info and prices at the hotels along the Karagözler. You …

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Turkish Festivals – Ramazan Bayramı

Yesterday evening’s sunset marked the end of Ramazan and after the contemplation and fasting of the last month (for those that observed it), Turkey is now celebrating Ramazan Bayramı. We like the festivals in Turkey – everyone is in a good mood and it’s a happy time. During Ramazan Bayramı, it’s traditional for the local …

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Fethiye’s Old Turkish Bath – A First Experience In The Hamam, Paspatur

After 12 years of umming and ahhing about whether I could handle a visit to the hamam, I finally made it to one on Saturday. I entered a sauna in a gym many moons ago and had to leave straight away because I just hated the heat, so I always thought, ‘If I pay my …

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Day Trip From Fethiye – Ovacık and Hisarönü

Hisarönü – known to our Fethiye Turkish friends as ‘The Village.’ If it’s a summer weekend and the night out in Fethiye has gone so well that nobody wants it to end, there are usually two possible suggestions: ‘Let’s go for soup,’ or, ‘Let’s go to the village.’ The villages of Ovacık and Hisarönü are …

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Private Boat Trips In Fethiye – The Bays; Just A Perfect Day

A very busy week last week. When there are friends galore visiting Fethiye and the logistics of meeting up / deciding what to do are getting a bit difficult, there’s only one thing to do and that’s arrange a boat trip. We wrote about the Göcek market boat trip a while back but the boat …

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