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A view from above of thousands of runners at the start line of the Runtalya event.

Runtalya – The Colours Of Antalya

That’s the overriding memory of any Runtalya Marathon (Runtalya Maratonu) event; just a mass of colour – and a great atmosphere, too, of course. Over the years, the Runtalya Marathon – and its half marathon and 10k distances – has grown into what is arguably Turkey’s biggest road running event outside of Istanbul. Each year, …

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Selimiye Views

Chilling Out In Selimiye Village

We just wanted to chill out. A place to just ‘be’ without feeling the need to charge around, ticking off the ‘must sees’ of the area. Just new and unfamiliar scenery, new and unfamiliar faces. We chose Selimiye on the Bozburun Peninsula… We’d been on the Bozburun Peninsula many years before and remembered coastal roads, …

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Stone Roman aqueduct arches curve round a dust track

Antioch Of Pisidia – Ancient History And Untold Stories Away From The Madding Crowd

Sitting above the northwest corner of Eğirdir Lake in the Isparta Province of Turkey lie the ruins of Antioch Of Pisidia. We were in Eğirdir to finally experience the beauty of the vast lake and the mountain scenery. As well as Turkey’s spectacular lakeland scenery, we were also there for the culinary experience – Lake …

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Kaş town square backed by cliffs

36 Best Things To Do In Kaş

Achingly pretty, slightly bohemian, quietly confident; the small town of Kaş on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast is all of those things. And more besides. We fell in love with Kaş the first time we visited in the late 1990s. And that has never left us. A pretty harbour, packed with small boats and traditional gülets. Cobbled …

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