Sultan Park Hotel
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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 ...
... tomatoes, and then up into more mountains with some snow lying on the roadside before descending again to the coast and the town of Kas which is a big tourist town in summer.
The mountains are so rocky. The roads were good, but if you looked across at them you could see how they were cut into the hillside with huge drops below, littered with boulders!
We'd been informed by our guesthouse owner that the trail was well marked with red paint so when I found a red X we followed it for a while. Too long actually, as after 30 minutes of getting pricked whilst bush bashing and sliding on gravel we decided we'd lost the trail. In fact, we'd never been on it. Back at the red X, we found some nearby markings of a red and white line. This was the trail. Turns ...
... We arrived, met our guide/ instructor, went over how to paddle, what our route would be and then we took off. Dara and I rode in a tandem kayak, she was in back steering and I was upfront setting the pace. I guess I was excited, because I kept paddling at a pace that Dara reminded me was definitely not maintainable.
... very fast to another hotel employee. I said to Anya, I bet that is our bus driver and he doesn't know the way to Kas.
Sure enough this proved to be true.
We had the most amazing trip over three lots of mountains, high enough in spots to almost touch the mountains with snow still clinging to the top. We drove through some big towns at first and then moved into the country side where the mountain cashmere goats ...