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... stunning coves and turquoise waters, up into the hills and pine plantations, through local villages and then back to the coast at Fethiye.
Staying at a hotel above the yacht marina and port which is huge and has some incredibly expensive and enormous yachts and motor launches, a lot of which are covered for winter. The population is about 80,000, and it's a big tourist spot for British people apparently, and obviously a prosperous and modern city.
There is a beautiful Amphitheatre next door to our hotel called Antiphellos. It was built of local limestone in the 1st century BCE, but was destroyed by an earthquake and rebuilt in the 2nd Century AD. It has 26 steps and faces the water. The only living things there today were two lovely billy goats basking in the sun. They were very curious!
We walked around the coast for a few kilometres past a ...
... taking a real pride in her job - I think her bed decorations are a great example of going the extra mile. As was after three nights at Gondol we came home one day to discover that she’d sandwiched our two single beds together……...ah, we must look like honeymooners!! We must also mention the kindness of our Gondol neighbours - Brian and Anita from Yorkshire - who so kindly offered us a lift to Dalyan, our next ...
Kalkan was a wonderful piece of information shared by two fellow travellers who we met earlier in the year. Acting almost on a whim, I booked up a cheap holiday for a week thinking: 'This can be an exploratory venture to see what we think of Turkey – having been only to Istanbul before.' I was a bit worried, as everything we had previously heard had been about crowded beaches and all-inclusive hotels.
On arrival at Dalaman Airport the transfer ...
... with at 1430. As we ascended, we left the coastline.
The 1459 Kas panorama was better. The town has only 7,200 people. There is a Greek island off the coast. We were at our hotel by 1515. Got the wifi sorted and the journal updated and now time for a walk, dinner being at 1930.
Put on shorts as it's been too hot and we are really into tourist country now. Headed out and spied the Melbourne Mob. Meandered with them down to the wharf area where there were ...