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... adorable bundles of fluff!
During our time off we had the chance to explore Mugla which was admittedly quite small. However there were opportunities to play sport in the local facilities and we were able to take the bus to a nearby beautiful beach called Akyaka. Akyaka is a beautiful place with a stunning stream of crystal clear glacier water running into the sea. There are many ...
... interview us. He was doing a report for school. Children learn English in school here. Sinan introduced himself and spoke a few words in English but asked Sue the questions in Turkish. Over the three days lots of friends and relatives dropped in to look at us. Sometimes they talked to Sue in Turkish but most did not.
The Karacan's were all delightful and so good to us, it was a wonderful three days.
Tomorrow we move on to ...
WOW, what an exciting day! We again caught the 9:00am dolmuş to Yeşılyurt. This is about 10 kms from Muğla. Our first project today was to complete the threading of the heddles. We were working away when the man from the TV station arrived to film us. He made videos and took pictures and interviewed Sue (in Turkish) while we warped the loom, wound bobbins, and learned to weave with a fly shuttle. We will know tomorrow when and where ...
... without sizing. These are left to soak until the water is clear. Then wrung out and hung to dry.
Next we were making a warp. We only made a small warp - 60 metres long! Very interesting to learn, not easy to describe, so pictures. They usually make a 100 metre long warp.
Last, but not least, we had to thread the heddles. They do this by tying on to a thread that goes through both heddles and the reed. Tomorrow lots of exciting things to ...
Enough of the Aegean Coast, Let's Head for the Hills
We poured over Google maps and decided on barely noticeable road through the Bati Mentes mountains. Surprisingly TomTom was with us for a good part of it. This turned out the most scenic stretch of our whole trip so far. We ascended on narrow windy road past olive orchards clinging to steep mountainsides.
This is beehive country. ...