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Sad to leave beautiful Kas with it's lovely warm weather and the lovely staff at the hotel and the rooftop terrace overlooking the water. Most hotels in Turkey give you a wonderful buffet breakfast with cereals, cold meats, cheeses and salads and hot eggs and other foods too.
At this hotel we had a dinner of a vegetarian buffet with bbq chicken, fish or meat, and a soup and dessert for a really reasonable price of A$12.
Another two hour bus trip along the ...
... some camping grounds, 'Free beaches', and an older Turkish man polishing his Honda Gold Wing? He and David had a chat about bikes!
Kas is a lovely seaside town - only about 7,000 inhabitants. It's very quiet at the moment. About four couples staying at our hotel. The temperature is about 19 degrees and sunny. Just right!
In December and January it is around 40 degrees and over-run with ...
... by Yusuf we reached Kalkan an old fishing town and only safe harbour between Kas and Fethiye. The white washed houses with bright bougainvilleas descend to the sea. It averages 300 days of sunshine a year. Prior to 1920 the population was mainly Greek until the exchange of populations between Greece and turkey. there are still empty houses in Kalkan from the 1920's. Even after a shower of rain the hotel on the side of the hill was magnificent. Views over the harbour were ...
... smear it all over our swimwear-clad bodies. The mud felt a lot nicer in my hands than it did underfoot (a bit like soft plasticine) and it was a lot of fun to get messy and know it could all be washed off easily. I even put it on my face and had a bit of a natural facemask. We left the mud on for a few minutes, having time to take a few photos, before moving to another part of the river (where the riverbed was not clay-like) to wash it all off. It was really ...
... to our new friends only to go from our tiny cabin which was too small to get a picture of and which we couldn't sleep in (we slept on the deck every night under the stars) and are now at Villa Mahal in literally the lap of luxury. We have a rain shower which unlike the Gullet cruise is separate from the toilet and swam in an infinity pool today that is rated top in the entire world!
Tomorrow - get ready to meet Scuba Steve! Here we come ...