Tag Archives: Patara

Three Walks in Three Days – Day One

This year has seen the part of Mediterranean Turkey where we have our second home, enjoying fantastic weather. The sun has been shining every day, the temperature has been in the mid 20C’s and there has been a light breeze. Ideal … Continue reading

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Goat Delicious

Our experience of goat meat has been less than favourable. A year or so ago, we were sold goat, rather than lamb by the butcher. After 36 hours in the slow cooker, we still couldn’t get our teeth through its … Continue reading

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Scaling the Bezirgan Heights – Again

This is a first for me.  Until today every blog published has been entirely original.  But today I realised there was a danger of a lot of duplication as yesterday we went on a walk that I’ve blogged about twice … Continue reading

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From Islamlar to a Panoramic Viewpoint

Islamlar is a village community in a steep-sided and steeply rising valley in the mountains behind Kalkan.  The valley is famous for its fast flowing trout stream.  There are a number of excellent restaurants where you can sample a freshly … 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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The Optimists Walk

The one problem with being an optimist is that you can be wrong – or maybe just a little bit inaccurate – but you have a great time getting to wherever you are going.  And so this week’s ramble from … Continue reading

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The Bezirgan Heights – or – The Bezirgan Hoardes

This week’s Tuesday walk broke all the records.  On the first walk of the season 19 people had turned up and we thought we were a crowd.  Little did we know that by the fourth walk, the numbers would have … Continue reading

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