Travel Blogs from Kayakoy, Turkey

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Fethiye 4: To St. Nicholas Island, Kayakoy, Turkey travel blog

Fethiye 4: To St. Nicholas Island

A travel blog entry by oldrover

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... , and residing a the North Pole), was actually St. Nicholas, born, lived and died in very hot an humid climate of southern Turkey. There is a strong likelihood (in the article) that he served at the island, and was initially buried atop that hill on the ...

Just sit back and relax, Snt Nicholas Island, Turkey travel blog

Just sit back and relax

A travel blog entry by markturner

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Today was the first day in a long time that I felt completely relaxed. The blue water so cool when I jumped in and so relaxing to just sit and lie with my guitar on the big couches. I spent a good hour just sitting there strumming my guitar feeling so ...

Kayakoy, Kayakoy, Turkey travel blog

Kayakoy

A travel blog entry by d-nomad

Day 12 of Trip: 1. Depart Butterfly Valley 2. Brief Doctor Visit 3. Kaya Art Village 4. Karakoy Ghost ...

Walk along the Lycian Way to Butterfly Valley, Butterfly Valley, Turkey travel blog

Walk along the Lycian Way to Butterfly Valley

A travel blog entry by vague-abonding

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... ;- what a hard life! En route to the gulet (wooden yacht) we were given a guided tour of a ghost town called Kayakoy.  It was formerly a Greek community, but as part of a population exchange agreement between Turkey and Greece in 1923, ...

Fethiye 3: An Exploratory Hike, Kayakoy, Turkey travel blog

Fethiye 3: An Exploratory Hike

A travel blog entry by oldrover

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... the hillside dealing in crafts and trades. A Greek presence in this region goes back for centuries. Since then, the village of Kayakoy, as it is called in Turkish, or Karmylassos, as it was called in Greek, which had been continually inhabited since ...

Still at KayaKoy, KayaKoy, Turkey travel blog

Still at KayaKoy

A travel blog entry by tandc2007

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... left Turkey and only 500,000 Muslims came to replace them - which meant that there were many places in Turkey that were effectively left abandoned - Kayakoy (or Levissi as it was known then) being one of them. Over the following 70 odd years the ...

More Ruins and More Travelling, Kaya koy, Turkey travel blog

More Ruins and More Travelling

A travel blog entry by tandc2007

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... was very beautiful. And the early start meant that we were back in the car travelling north-west by lunch time. Today we are headed to Kayakoy, with a few stop offs on the way. We stop for a short look at Kas and then on a long high coastal drive to ...

Mediterranean Paradise, Kabak, Turkey travel blog

Mediterranean Paradise

A travel blog entry by wanderwoman2010

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... has potential, including a nice park and some neat little modern structures standing empty.  (We saw innumerable buildings in Turkey abandoned mid-construction, including dozens of high-rises).  Otherwise, our opinion is to give it a ...

Lycian way treck, Kayakoy, Turkey travel blog

Lycian way treck

A travel blog entry by carofoley

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... is part of the Lycian Way - a mountain track which links the Lycian cities together.  This part of the track goes from Kayakoy, through the ghost village of Levissi and on to Olundeniz.  My foot has been ok and although it still hurts a bit I ...

Cruising the Islands, Gemiler Adasi, Turkey travel blog

Cruising the Islands

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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Ghost village, Kayakoy, Turkey travel blog

Ghost village

A travel blog entry by carofoley

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Today, after yet another bus ride, we arrived in Kayakoy which is a little villlage outside of Fethiye in southern Turkey.  On the way we passed some interesting countryside, some of it with snow caped mountains - real snow this time. Kayakoy is ...

Fish In The Water, 12 Islands, Turkey travel blog

Fish In The Water

A travel blog entry by ksunderhill

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... in the late afternoon, so we packed up our things and once back in Fethiye made for the bus station to journey on further into Turkey. Daniel and I had an overnight bus to the region of Cappadocia. It was going to be a grueling 15-hour bus ride, but ...

Fly as a bird!, Ölüdeniz, Turkey travel blog

Fly as a bird!

A travel blog entry by travelens

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... had been already 30 minutes late –which seemed to be a common conduct among all tours, buses or dolmus (mini-bus) in Turkey, the thing that you get used to after a while and start incorporating within your time planning. My pick-up ride had finally ...

Aug 05, 2010, Kayakoy, Turkey travel blog

Aug 05, 2010

A travel blog entry by alchera

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Floating in the Blue Lagoon, Kayakoy, Turkey travel blog

Floating in the Blue Lagoon

A travel blog entry by abulia

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... the extremely narrow gorge. It was a fun experience anyway. ----- Next day, we went to check out the ghost village above Kayakoy. We walked about 8km to Oludeniz, which is also known as the Blue Lagoon. A stunning beach surrounded by mountains! And ...

Ghost Town, Kayaköy,  Turkey travel blog

Ghost Town

A travel blog entry by christojb

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... from one country to another. In the process, many people simply left their homes for new homes in the opposite country (Greece or Turkey, depending on what your religion was) or overseas. Kaya is a town of over 500 buildings, all deserted and most ruins ...

Healthy, and Helping, Hands, Kabak Valley, Turkey travel blog

Healthy, and Helping, Hands

A travel blog entry by offthemat

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Many times there are expressions in other languages that are summed up in one or two words, where in English we flounder with sentences and metaphors and get lost trying to express the same idea. I found a very beautiful example of this a few weeks ago ...

olu deniz, Olu deniz, Turkey travel blog

olu deniz

A travel blog entry by kiedrea

most beautiful beach in the ...

A, Kayakoy, Turkey travel blog

A

A travel blog entry by meezerman

A ...

Aug 05, 2010, Gemile, Turkey travel blog

Aug 05, 2010

A travel blog entry by alchera

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All is quiet and then...., Kayakoy, Turkey travel blog

All is quiet and then....

A travel blog entry by travellingtess

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We left Pumukkale after a one night stay for Kayakoy, via for Fethiye. Our group stayed in Macri Pensyione, set on a farm property with chooks, sheep and cats roaming around. We took an orientation walk through the town which is small and reminded me of ...

Jun 30, 2014, Kayakoy, Turkey travel blog

Jun 30, 2014

A travel blog entry by saija

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Day 2b - Found hotel & motorbike - visit kayakoy, Kayakoy, Turkey travel blog

Day 2b - Found hotel & motorbike - visit kayakoy

A travel blog entry by airborne_gaz

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Transfer dropped me off right outside the door, it looked shut but there was sign outside saying to call the night porter, i did and he came rushing out and took me to me room. anna aparthotel http://www.anna-aparthotel.com/hotel.htm 3hrs sleep and i was ...

May 27, 2013, Kayakoy, Turkey travel blog

May 27, 2013

A travel blog entry by scottymiles

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Sunset to die for :), St Nicholas Island, Turkey travel blog

Sunset to die for :)

A travel blog entry by thepedro

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maretti, Ölüdeniz, Turkey travel blog

maretti

A travel blog entry by alchera

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