Tag Archives: Lycian Way

Spring Walking in South Western Turkey

South Western Turkey is a magnificent place for walking.  There are kilometre after kilometre of coastal walking, low hills, valleys, woodland and not far inland from us mountains in the Taurus that exceed 3,000 metres.  Just take your pick.  And the paths … Continue reading

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Keeping the Best Till Last

Walking is our passion. Every day we try to do at least 10,000 steps – measured by my trusty smartphone. It’s not exactly a marathon but it’s a lot better than leading the life of a couch potato. Of course, … Continue reading

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Three Walks in Three Days – Day Three

Monday had been largely a beach and scrub walk. Tuesday had been stony, steep paths and a high ridge. Today, for the last of the trio, we would be mostly on tracks above steep cliffs and with views out over … Continue reading

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Three Walks in Three Days – Day Two

Yesterday we had the first of our three walks. It was mostly at or near sea level and involved a lot of walking in sand and scrub. Today, by way of a contrast, our route was going to take us … Continue reading

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Walking the Lycian Way from Kapaklı to Üçaĝız

There’s a tradition amongst the walkers in Kalkan of going on reasonably challenging walks, mostly along parts of the Lycian Way, on Sundays.  This week the tradition was broken in two ways.  Firstly, due to a clash of dates – … Continue reading

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Remember, Remember the 5th of November

This was to be our sixth Tuesday Walk of the season and the date was the 5th November.  Would it be a walk to remember and would there be any explosions in the tradition of Guy Fawkes?  The answer to … Continue reading

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Walking in the Steps of the Lycians

Our plan for the day was to take the ancient Lycian trail – dating back to 3,000 BC – from the valley of Kayakӧy, where we were staying for a long weekend, over the mountains and down to the seaside … Continue reading

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