Kayaking Kekova

My husband and I joined the great folks from Xanthos Travel for another day on the water, sea kayaking at Kekova.  Our guide, Alkan, was super fit and super knowledgeable. We met at the office around 7:30 a.m.  Why so early?  Well, they take their "adventures" very seriously down in Kaş.  Water traffic has increased in... Continue Reading →

St. Nicholas Church, Demre (Myra)

During our week in Kaş, my husband and I set out on our own sightseeing adventure.  We drove to the neighboring town of Demre, formerly known as Myra.  It was about a 45 minute drive - beautiful greenery, mountains, and sea side.  Our first stop was the Church of St. Nick, THE St. Nick, Santa Claus!!... Continue Reading →

Photos of the Day – Kas Pazar

The Kaş Pazarı is held every Friday.  It's located on Ataturk Blv, just way the peninsula meets the town.  There are a lot of good deals to be had and new things to try (like the fruit of a cactus)!  Look for local olive oil, cheeses, and of course, the vegetables of the season!

Photo of the Day – Kaş

I won't be blogging Kaş until I return to Ankara, but I will try to share photos with you along the way. We've met the good people of Xanthos - an adventure and travel company.  Need I say more?  Looks like it's going to be a fun week, right???!!! 

Kas Revisited – what an Adventure?

My husband and I are preparing to return to Kaş - just west of Antalya on the Turkish Mediterranean.  I am really looking forward to it and hope to go paragliding again.Remember this?Below are the links to the stories I wrote from our last trip, over two years ago.  We were only there a few days.... Continue Reading →

Today’s Photo

Here's something you don't see too often in Turkey - a DIY tile project!  Labor is relatively cheap here, so most simply hire someone.  I say "relatively" because prices of everything seem to be on the rise . . . everything but salary. The tile project is not quite done.  We came across a lot... Continue Reading →

A day at Kyrenia (Girne), Northern Cyprus

Kyrenia (Greek: Κερύνεια;Turkish: Girne) is a town on the northern coast of Cyprus, noted for its historic harbour and castle. Internationally recognised as part of the Republic of Cyprus, it is under the control of the de facto Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and capital of its Girne District. Once predominantly inhabited by Greek Cypriots, Kyrenia's population consists now largely of Turkish Cypriots, British people... Continue Reading →

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