A couple of weeks ago, I was walking home from the Atakule area, when I decided to stop at the mall in Yukari Ayranci? What's that? You didn't know there was a mall in Ayranci? Well, that may be the reason that there aren't many shops in it. Ansera Alisveris Merkezi has just a handful... Continue Reading →
Q & A on the Adventure of Canyoning near Kas
During my recent week in Kaş on the Mediterranean Sea, I was offered the opportunity to go Canyoning. I wasn't sure I would have the physical ability to go canyoning - plus, I still struggle with a fear of water. (Although in hindsight, I think I could have done it!) So instead, I offer you this... Continue Reading →
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 →
Oh, the things we did!! Jeep Safari in Kaş
Along the road to Kaş, on that first day, we passed several Jeeps on the road. It didn't take long to discover they were on safari. Ha! Safari! I remember walking into the office of Xanthos the next day and point-blank asking one of the owners, "What kind of animals do you have in these parts?... Continue Reading →
Video of the Day – Kas Peninsula Drive
This is a video of the drive along the eastern coast of the Kas peninsula, from the tip of the peninsula back to the mainland. Really one of the best parts of my trip. Peaceful and beautiful.
AIA goes on the road . . . and on the water: Our return to Kas
Kaş, Turkey.Sometimes we come across things in life that words really can't describe. Kaş is one of them. So please bear with me, my thoughts, my photos . . . As you know, my husband and I spent 3 days there a couple of years ago. It was fabulous. And there was just no way that... Continue Reading →
Video of the Day – Accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for Team Audry!
If you have been on Facebook lately, you have certainly heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Often referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive, neuromuscular disease that slowly robs the body of its ability to walk, speak, swallow and breathe. The life expectancy of an ALS patient averages... Continue Reading →
Terry & Baris’ Big Weekend Adventure – Day 2 Cont’d
Our story continues from our day of kayaking. You will recall that our group had piled into the minivan, worn and tired and happy from our day on the sea. The van gently rocked us into deep reflection as we nodded off to sleep. Suddenly, the van stopped abruptly and I saw a police car... Continue Reading →
Mt. Erciyes Has New Trails
Whether looking for a place to ski, snowboard, or just a place to picnic in the snow, Mt. Erciyes is the place for you! A non-active volcano located in Kayseri, the ski area has many slopes including a brand new one which opened this weekend! The new slope has a cafe at the bottom of the... Continue Reading →