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565km along the coast to get back to Antalya from Adana. Twisties oooo yeahh!
This entry covers the last two days and it is fairly simple. As I mentioned at the start, my riding in Thailand and Japan taught me that it's always fun to ride along the coast. This was confirmed in Turkey - there was a lot of fun to be had …
... are in season and are being sold along the roadside.
We paused at the brown sign pointing toward the sea and the way to the Anemurium Ruins. Do we really need to see another ruin, we asked each other? What the heck, we will make a quick drive through. Then, we got to the small shed where they asked 3TL each for entry ($1.90). We can afford it;)
... city of Anemurium because I knew that they had a great beach--in fact, the location, the beach, and everything about the ancient Anemurium is better than the present town of Anamur, no idea why they decided to relocate the modern city where it is now. Anemurium is at the extreme south of Turkey--it's possible that Antioch/Antakya has more southern locations on land, but this is the southernmost point of the ...
... were some interesting pieces, including a blue glass plate from Roman times that you would totally think was modern manufacture. The wooden sarcophagus was something I have never seen before, and they said they didn't have an exact dating for it, which I found hard to believe, since carbon dating should work beautifully when it comes to a wooden artifact. There was also ...
... in, had a huge breakfast (which is becoming the standard since I came to Turkey) and then we went to get re-acquainted with the Mediterranean Sea. My sister had got me some swim goggles which were quite useful since unlike the various oceans I have been in, in the last few years, the Med is extremely salty. It's both good and bad--it lifts you up a lot more than less salty bodies of water (I found it much tiring ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsUnluselek Hotel Anamur
still under renovation. depends if you like your room literally to have never been slept in, or if you prefer a fully functioning hotel
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