Travel Blogs from Kas
Patara After our time in Olüdeniz it was time to go to Patara. We got back to Fethiye and asked the driver to leave us at the otogar. Once there we asked for a bus to Patara but there were none going directly there. We had to take a bus to Kas. The driver left us next to the road and told us to wait there for a mini bus to Patara. We sat down in the dirty road next to a truck selling ...
... so it would seem. We have a suite which is pretty large. In fact we have a Jacuzzi in the room. We have a large sun terrace overlooking the main pool and the view from the bed is amazing. We have a well stocked mini bar and two complementary bottles of water each day. I have a good feeling about this. Nevertheless we left Wales with a heavy heart as just before leaving ...
... paragliding a go (amazing, terrifying, exhilarating), and cruised around an abandoned Greek village, empty since the population exchanges in the 1920s.
Highlight: My moonlit stroll through the forest and along the beach to the Chimaera and Olympos.
Lowlight: The snow and wind preventing me doing the big camping mission that I wanted. I kicked myself for not planning things better and doing it at the start of my trip in October.
... Beach and Big Pebble Beach. Tracy and I both figured this referred to the size of pebbles, which is so so stupid in retrospect, but you can see how we'd be confused why anyone would ever want to go to a beach with big pebbles, when another nearby beach was available with littlepebbles.
Alas, the beaches themselves are big vs small. The pebbles are apparently quite similar. I say "apparently" because ...
(Helpful to know that this town's correct pronunciation is "coasssh" for the following blog entry. Also helpful to know the following words are sung to Jimmy Buffet's "Margaritaville.")
"Wastin' away again in Kasaritaville,
Searchin' for my lost Turkish delight,
Some people say that's it's a sa-batical to blame,
but I know,
it's all Rick Steves' fault!"
Actually it really is Rick Steves' fault! Steves advises tactical rest days throughout a ...