Category Archives: Antalya

Visiting Aspendos Theatre and Ruins

As one pulls off the main road leading from Antalya to Alanya and begins their ascent to the north into the foothills one first comes upon an old bridge that spans the river that once made Aspendos such a desirable … Continue reading

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This is my first trip to Turkey – Where should I go? Part I

“I’ve never been to Turkey, where do I go?” I hear this question all the time – many times every day as I talk to people that are planning their first trip to Turkey. Its an exciting time to look … Continue reading

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Picking Berries in the Park–Antalya, Turkey

Today my family went out to the park and while we enjoyed the reprieve from the spring rains we found that we beat the crowds to the Mulberry trees. The freshly watered trees had been sitting unmolested by the day … Continue reading

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Tlos near Saklikent and Fethiye

Looking for another interesting historical site to visit on the South coast of Turkey? The ancient city of Tlos may be perfect for your next outing from Fethiye or Antalya. The site is located on the North West Side of … Continue reading

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Unforgettable Morning Experiences in Turkey

There are many ways to experience Turkey and the late night culture of this country is on par with that of Greece and most Mediterranean countries. The night life can be so captivating that at times one misses out on … Continue reading

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Are Tours of Turkey Handicapped Friendly?

Travel in Turkey can be very handicapped or “handi-capable” friendly depending on where you go and with whom you travel. In the past few years some of the major cities and tourist destinations have taken great pains to improve upon … Continue reading

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Touring Turkey–Tents, Camp Grounds and Beaches

This weekend I spent the Turkish Zafer Bayram Holiday taking a group of young people camping. This was a shoe string budget event and we were looking for a camp ground that would allow fifteen college aged students to come … Continue reading

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Perge, Antalya Turkey Tour–Archaeological Adventures

We spent the hot afternoon walking around Perge and took some quick snap shots of the city for your enjoyment. If you’re thinking about visiting Perge make sure to take lots of water and if at all possible ask your … Continue reading

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Turkey Tour Idea – Day Trip to Antalya Aquarium

Two years ago we wrote about the ground breaking of the Antalya Aquarium. A year ago we wrote about the opening of the aquarium that boasts the longest tunnel aquarium viewing area in Europe, if not the whole world. Today … Continue reading

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Limyra– Introducing a new Turkey Tour Option

As one makes their way from Kaş to Antalya by way of the Mediterranean Sea there are many places to stop and enjoy the historical wealth of Turkey. From the sunken city of Kekova to the Church of St. Nicholas … Continue reading

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