Ceylan Inter-Continental Resort Kemer
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... was hard enough over the very uneven rocky path. (Not much in the way of a decent photo though!) Today we wandered through the ruins of Olympos...one of many sites that go by the name! It was fabulous, close to the beach and a stream...the ruins were scattered through thick forest and in many places overgrown. Cirali is a small coastal town, but it has it's fair share of pensions, hotels and cafes. Lots of families wandering about...a great place to relax for a few ...
... displays from the second century...statues of Zeus, Hercules, Apollo, Athena...all my favourites from mythology. May 8: Another bonus was the Antalya Yoruk Festivali that just happened to start today...I just love tribal events! Ended the day with dinner by the sea as a celebration of our 33rd wedding anniversary...time flies when you are having ...
... and has a very relaxed atmosphere, plus great value! Here we have enjoyed a very relaxing time at the beach, searching the old ruins of Olympus, hiked some of the Lycian Way (550km hike which would be good to try some day) and also hiked to Chimaera where flames seep out of the earth - see the photos to believe it - they have a good legend also which I won't recount here.
That's about it for now, we're off to Kaş ...
... archologists at work, ever mindful of the scorpions who are apparently common here.
Next stop was the gorgeous little seaside town of Side which has been built beside the ruins of the Apollo temple - what a stunning spot, from here we headed to the. Aspendos theatre (Turkey's most complete theatre example).
From the outside the ...
Charly & K-H leave first. I go for a final swim in the Med and then follow. We are heading for Karl-Heinz' house in Kemer, south of Antalya.
At first the road winds along the cliff-side as but soon it improves and from Alanya is fast and smooth. I stop to photograph more Byzantine Crusader castles. Unfortunately the best example on this coast is closed ...
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