Category Archive: Sightseeing

A Review of Jack Scott’s “Postcards from the Ege”

A review of Jack Scott’s “Postcards from the Ege”. A book that introduces different areas of Turkey in bite-size chunks making it easy to digest. Get to know what is further afield from Bodrum, and along Turkey’s Aegean and Mediterranean shores.

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Top 10 Bodrum’s Ottoman Shipyard & Cemetery Photo Gallery

This month’s theme is “Bodrum’s Ottoman Shipyard and Cemetery” for our Top 10 Photos from Annie at Bodrum and Beyond Photography.

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Peksimet Windmill Photo Gallery

On the road from Ortakent to Gümüşlük, as you drive through Peksimet, you get a great view of four abandoned windmills along the ridge.

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First Impressions & Lasting Memories of Yalikavak & Bodrum

Read Karen’s First Impressions and Lasting Memories of Yalikavak & Bodrum, excerpts of which will be featured in the updated edition of my “Bodrum Peninsula Travel Guide” ebook available on Amazon.

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Myndos Gate Bodrum

Myndos Gate was located on the western side of the city wall that protected the ancient city of Bodrum. The towers and walls are being renovated, and this is the location of a bloody battle when Alexander the Great stormed the city.

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Gümüşlük Travel Guide Contents

Here’s a summary of the chapters and content in my Gümüşlük Travel Guide ebook Content. If you’re visiting the Bodrum Peninsula in Turkey, make sure to visit Gümüşlük, even if it’s only for a day.

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Back Street Stroll to Bodrum’s Mausoleum

The restaurants and bars that line the harbour along Neyzen Tevfik add a touch of modern day glitz and glamour to Bodrum. But you only have to step off the main drag to be transported back in time, as you follow the tranquil back streets of Bodrum that lead to the entrance of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus.

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Bodrum Itinerary Inspiration: Into the Past

No matter how much time you have to devote, there’s a variety of options to build your ideal Bodrum Itinerary. Do you want to fill an hour, or devote a whole day to delving into Bodrum past?

Whether you want buildings or ships; renovated architecture or ancient wonder ruins; or a good old nose around the former residence of Turkey’s equivalent to Liberace, all are accessible and within easy walking distance of Bodrum town centre, or a short dolmus ride away.

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Index Page: Bodrum Itinerary Ideas

This is the Home Page for the Bodrum Itinerary Inspirations pages. Whether you want delve into Bodrum’s History with a culture immersion itinerary; bury your head in a book or and relax by the water, or practice your haggling skills during a mammoth shopping expedition – Bodrum has it all on offer. It’s also an ideal location to use as a jumping-off point to explore the rest of the peninsula.

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Welcome to the Best of Torba Bay

If the Summer madness of Bodrum town centre is overwhelming, and you need a quick escape to a local beach, (but have a desire to avoid Gumbet at all costs), head for Torba. It’s close enough for a half-day jaunt, and will feed your adventurous spirit.

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Yalikavak Windmills & MMK Yeldeğirmeni Cafe

Yalikavak Windmills & MMK Yeldeğirmeni Cafe are nestled in the hills above Yalikavak. There’s a trio of windmills, one of which has been fully renovated and taking advantage of the view is a restaurant/cafe that is open all day and serves a Turkish breakfast.

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Bodrum Maritime Museum Shell Exhibit Photo Gallery

Bodrum Maritime Museum has an extensive shell collection as well as the history of local sponge fishing & memorabilia from the Fisherman of Halicarnassus. This article features photos from the shell collection at the museum.

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