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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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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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It’s March, So What Do You Expect

Tuesday dawned dry but with threatening clouds. It’s March, so what does one expect? An early morning email from the Tuesday Walk leader informed potential walkers that he was not intending to walk as rain was forecast. Well it is … Continue reading

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Walking in the Saribelen Valley

How quickly a week passes.  Last Tuesday we had a great walk through the woods of Yeṣilkӧy.  The weather was good to us during the day but that night we had thunder, lightening, rain and wind.  The rain was much … Continue reading

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The Start of the Walking Season – Autumn 2012

Saribelen is a scattered rural community nestled in, and on the sides of, a beautiful valley high in the hills above Kalkan on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast.  It has a school, some very small shops, a tea house and at least … Continue reading

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