The Symphonic Aqueduct At Delikkemer
The builders of the Delikkemer reverse siphon aqueduct demonstrated a profound knowledge of hydraulics when they constructed this substantial piece of quality 2000-year-old civil engineering, allowing water to flow uphill. Astonishing, and well worth a visit.
2020 – The Year Of Patara
One of the finest of all the Lycian cities, possessing the world’s oldest lighthouse, a council chamber where the leaders of the earliest known example of democracy gathered, a superb amphitheatre and a great big willy on a rock, all combining to make Patara a must-see destination.
Elmali – A Town Of Mountains And Apples
This lovely upland town is surrounded by mountains and is famed for its apples, grown in thousands of orchards across the valley. It’s one of our favourite places to visit, especially in summer - the altitude makes it so much cooler than Fethiye.
Charming Çıralı – And A Tribute To The D400
Çıralı is a charming, traditional coastal village, famed for the ruins of ancient Olympos and the Chimaera, the eternal flames that sprout out of the ground. It’s quite a place - and we even managed to avoid scorching our shoes!
Back On Board The Turistik Dogu Ekspresi
Aboard the train once more, we trundle back westwards again, visiting Divriği’s amazing Ulu Camii and hospital and wonderful Sivas before spending our final day in Ankara itself and paying our respects to Atatürk at the Anitkabir, his mausoleum at the heart of the capital.
All Aboard the Turistik Dogu Ekspresi To Kars
Join us on an epic 1300km railway journey eastwards right across Turkey to the thoroughly frozen town of Kars, stopping on the way to visit some wonderful places. Except Erzincan, where the train rumbled off. We were not on it!
FLOP – Looking at life on the street from an alternative point of view…
Meet our furry friends, the cats and dogs who spend their lives living on the street. It can be a hard life, but only if you haven’t trained your humans properly...