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... and 3000 years later, they are still littered along the coast.
The trip has been great - lots to see, plus lots learned about handling the boat (read that as we made lots of mistakes and hopefully learned from them). :-)
Our first night at anchor, Ucagiz in Kekova, caused us our first "mini disaster". With my head in the anchor locker securing it and G slowly motoring out on the helm, we ran aground! (I think G was taking a short ...
... the bus drivers. We parked in the back corner next to a park / kiddies' playground and went for a walk. Although Dalyan is clearly a tourist base it had a very positive and relaxed feel. The streets were clean and attractively designed.
We shared a meze platter and I had my first fresh pomegranate juice. Good stuff – healthy too. When we got back to the van at about 10pm the carpark was indeed quiet – all the buses ...
“Two beers and rose wine, to drink please”
“No problem.” We saw them being passed over the wall from the bar above.
Throughout our meal we were entertained by the man from the tea shop, next door. He whizzed off downhill on his bicycle every few minutes, with a tray of šaj (tea) swinging in his right hand. He had to weave through the pedestrians and traffic, keep the glasses full and deliver ...
We walked down to the restaurant and were intrigued by the containers of water at every bend. Water - to bus used in the event of a fire!
Our walk took us along the sea front at dusk - so picturesque but a huge new hotel may have an impact. Unfortunately the road is too narrow to safely walk back, at night. This meant we said no to the deserts!
... Is definitely the best table in the house. Even though I'd tipped Aydin almost as soon as we sat down, he still gave us his best attention and service throughout our (very extended) meal, so well done to him.
To finish off this perfect last day we thought we'd take a little detour and drop into the Harmony Bar at the waters edge for a couple of drinks as the sunset turned to darkness above us... as I've said before, it doesn't get too much better than this...!!! ...