Koesdere Hotel Club

Fugla Mevkii, Incekum, Antalya, Turkey | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Incekum

Yay! Finally! In Konya...sort of a pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by leela.devere


... is turned up to receive the blessings of heaven and the left arm and hand is turned down so as to communicate the blessings to earth. They let go in the beginning of their long black robes symbolizing letting go of their earthly or worldly attachments. then whirling slowly and rhythmically counterclockwise....they enter into a trancelike state of the mystical union with the ...

The Flota Rota

A travel blog entry by digsbysuky


... site. Once the samples are cleaned up, you put them on big pieces of mesh to dry and move onto the next context.

After the samples dry, they move onto the fractioning station where 2 people divide the remaining material into 4mm, 2mm, 1mm and 0.5mm sizes. You do this by running the material thru various sizes of mesh screen that allow the smaller material to pass thru while keeping the bigger pieces in place. The fractioned material is then bagged ...


A travel blog entry by digsbysuky


... fun. In the afternoon, on the way back to Antalya, they played fun Turkish disco music and EVERYONE on board, including the old Turkish mamas, got up and danced. It was so much more fun than I’d expected. We’ve been talking about the Disco Pirate Ship all week!!!

It was a shock to get back to work, especially since we had a 6 day work week (9 hours per day) and also because the temperature has been in the mid-30s this week. ...

Back in the trenches

A travel blog entry by digsbysuky


... here is that I’m finally at a proper scientific excavation of a new site. No one has ever excavated here before. That means that I’m involved in the collection and management of all the material from the site and learning the techniques for the type of data management needed in today’s archaeological environment. For instance, every bit of soil taken from our trench is wet sieved and sorted to collect all possible ...

Arrival at the dig house

A travel blog entry by digsbysuky


... bus to Hayiroglu, the name of the modern Turkish village beside our site. A few local people on the bus indicated when it was time for me to get off the bus and the direction to walk in. 10 minutes down the road I spotted the small hill with tents protecting the digging from the hot sun. And beside is the camp where I’ll be spending the next 6 weeks.

It was very quiet when I approached, hoping I was in ...


TripAdvisor Reviews Koesdere Hotel Club Incekum

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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