Tag Archives: Turkey

More photos of the derelict hotel buildings in Iҫmeler

First things first. This trek is a tad dangerous and I wouldn’t advise you to attempt it. There are barriers for a reason. If like me you decide to climb the fence or go up the steps on the other … Continue reading

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An early stroll around Marmaris 

Welcome. I’ve uploaded a few photos of an early morning walk around Marmaris, by the marina and castle. I hope you enjoy them. This photo was taken from Cafe Simple on the marina, where we drank many iced coffees and … Continue reading

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Icmeler Cakes – Savas’s Cafe Anne.

If a cake with a view is what you’re after, Cafe Savas is you place. This long seafront cafe offers a small but excellent range of homemade cakes. We had apple pie, strawberry flan and another – it’s slipped my … Continue reading

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The Deniz Kapisi Turkish Breakfast for 2 

Their motto – “Good things made with love.” I think I can honestly say that this is the best Turkish breakfast I’ve ever had. Knowing that this place is a popular eatery, I reserved a table for my husband and … Continue reading

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Derelict Abandoned Hotel in Icmeler – Photos – May 2016

If you’ve ever visited Icmeler, you may be aware that there is a derelict hotel complex on the edge of the village. If you walk from Deniz Kapisi and keep following the road upwards, towards Lovers Rock, you will see … Continue reading

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Icmeler Cakes – Canary Bar

Another day of bliss in Paradise. As you may know, my husband and I are enjoying a fabulous fortnight in Icmeler. The weather is still blissful, we’ve had a swim in the sea and we’ve been adopted by a cat … Continue reading

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Icmeler Cakes – The Lighthouse Restaurant

Whilst on holiday at the in Icmeler, I’ve set myself the challenge of sampling the best cakes I can in the area, after all, who doesn’t love a cake? Here goes ……. ‘Hot with a bit of a gust’, that’s … Continue reading

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Turkey – should I stay or should I go?

Our holiday is booked and paid for – yippee! We’re going to Icmeler in May and I can’t wait. I know there are doubts amongst some of the regulars with there being a war in Syria, and recent political unrest … Continue reading

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Akyaka & Mugla – Photos from 2003

I know many people are taking an interest in Akyaka or have visited recently. Below are just a few old photos I’ve found in my own archives of this little town. The photos aren’t brilliant as they were taken with … Continue reading

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Nine essential websites to bookmark if you’re visiting Turkey

(Or, you can just bookmark this one). You’re going to Turkey? Fantastic. I’ve compiled a list of essential web links that will assist any Turkey traveller on their journey.  Security There are occasionally reports of terrorist threats/civil unrest in the … Continue reading

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