This is another of Sue’s guest blog posts, and this is about her trip to Bodrum Caslte. Bodrum’s medieval Castle of St. Peter is on every tourist’s “must-see” list. The castle’s courtyards, turrets, galleries, and gardens are magnificent! Its stone walls dominate the Bodrum waterfront from land and sea, and its history is impressive.
Introduction to Peksimet Peksimet, an inland village located on the Bodrum Peninsula. It’s part of the Turgutreis municipality and it’s nestled between Gümüşlük and it’s closest neighbour the village of Dereköy. The local landmark is a group of windmills on the crest of …
On the road from Ortakent to Gümüşlük, as you drive through Peksimet, you get a great view of four abandoned windmills along the ridge.
Each week the H3A group organises a hike around the Bodrum Peninsula. This week our group went on a Torba Coastline Walk where I was memorised by the clear aqua water lapping the shore.
This Bodrum coffee house has a courtyard with an inviting mix of traditional stone floors and rustic furniture, and is reminiscent of a traditional Han.
It was a cold winter’s New Years Day when we drove through Yalıkavak on our way home from another shopping trip in Bodrum, and although it was mid-afternoon we headed to the Yalıkavak Fish House Restaurant for a late-lunch/early-dinner.
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Head to the Gümüşlük Municipal Cafe next time you’re in the area for cheap eats and a great view. Here’s their Menu & Prices taken during my visits there in December.
I love getting lost in Bodrum, just wandering down the Bodrum Back Streets in search of little shops and cafes. This set of Bodrum lanes is nestled between Bar Street and Ataturk Caddesi.
Previously I’ve spent time in Bodrum during the peak summer season or one of the shoulder-months of May and October, but now that we’re spending our first Winter in Bodrum, they’ll be new perspective on the content I’m sharing.
Want a fun way to learn pronunciation of the Turkish Alphabet? This sony will have you singing along and tapping your feet.
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This 3:20 minute Gumusluk Video features images highlighting the attractions and charm of this Bodrum Peninsula fishing village in Turkey. Watch it Now.
September 30, 2013
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This 5 minute fast paced video showcases the land and sea highlights of a trip to Bodrum. Well worth a watch. It has a Turkish narrative.
September 14, 2013
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