Back To Istanbul’s Sultanahmet

We're here at last. Now, the idea was that I would take a photo of our bus in the otogar in Fethiye, showing that it said Istanbul on it. However, we went for a pide (very nice) for our tea and a pretty big flash storm came. We ended staying in there till the last minute - the road in front and … [Read more...]

Getting Around in Turkey – Intercity Buses

Happy happy! We've been to Fethiye Otogar (the bus station) today and booked our bus to Istanbul. Absolute bargain as well. We decided to choose Metro just because we've used them in the past and we like them and it's only cost us 45 lira each. We paid more than that when we went up there four years … [Read more...]

Fethiye, Fethiye…wherefore art thou, Fethiye? One Of Life’s Ponders…

I've been pondering this one for a few years so maybe someone could help me out in my ponderings. And here is my ponder...how do you define boundaries in a great big body of water? Where is the exact point where one sea or ocean stops and another one starts? More specifically, where does the … [Read more...]

Day Trip From Fethiye – Kalkan

Just before we started this blog we went to Kalkan and Kaş for the day and I've been meaning to write about Kalkan ever since. I've lost count of the amount of times we've been to Kaş and, in the process, driven straight past Kalkan to get there. It's just one of those places where we always … [Read more...]

Meis Express – Kaş To Kastellorizo

A day trip to the Greek Island of Meis (Kastellorizo), whether you're on holiday in this part of Turkey or you live here, is an absolute essential as far as we're concerned. We wrote about Kaş a while back. A 20 minute sail from lovely Kaş and you're in another world. It's a tiny island, the people … [Read more...]

Cricket in Turkey? Surely Not…

As this is supposed to be a blog about Turkey, we've been wondering about how much longer we can get away with warbling about the cricket and Test Match Special and then, this morning, bingo! Hürriyet online newspaper had a report about a British man arriving in Istanbul to arrange a cricket match. … [Read more...]