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... hired a motor scooter now to get around town. I'll go back to the marina tomorrow to look at another boat.
The area is quite different to I imagined; not that I can think now what I imagined. The first thing that struck me driving in the bus from the Dalaman airport to Marmaris, is how quiet it is (especially after Asia). The towns, roads etc. were empty of people. The countryside is ...
... I can see how the population swells to 4 million over the summer months. Up through the pine and cypress forests and past some of the few remaining ancient remnants- we saw the columns from the Temple of Apollo. Continued on to Mt. Philerimos whose plateau is 1000feet above sea level. Stunning, uninterrupted views along the coastline. Here is also the Church of Our Lady, whose chapel dates from the 15th century and which was built on the remains of an old Greek temple dedicated ...
... just like being at home! Apart from the temples carved into the cliffs dating back to 400BC. We got onto a boat to travel down the river delta, it was spooky (or was to me as I was the only one who had seen Apocalypse Now). If I had heard choppers I would have been diving for cover. We had another swim (and a body surf!) at the river mouth before a beautiful lunch and a memorable visit to the thermal baths. The ritual was: step into the mud pool, extract a huge pile of ...
... the old dead skin. I didn't notice much difference, but Kinda thinks it was beneficial for her feet.
We walked back to the ship and saw the Queen Elizabeth docked next to our which held several thousand people and dwarfed our cruise ship. I don't think a bigger ship would be any better and personally I prefer exploring new places than staying on the ship and ours had good food and plenty to do.
I spent two weeks on a volunteer workcamp in the district of Mugla. I went through an organisation called CSV which offers many different workcamps at affordable prices. I chose to volunteer at a Cat and Dog shelter as I am a huge animal lover.
This was an absolutely incredible experience and I had the chance to meet some amazing people from all over the world. The first weekend was ...