Tag Archive: Arts & Crafts

Welcome to the Best of Gümüşlük

Welcome to Gumusluk Bay Home Page. Discover what’s waiting for you at Gumusluk. Getting There, Things to Do, Map & summary of the Beach and Harbour

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Kikkula Mostly Paper Gift & Art Shop Gümüşlük Photo Gallery

One of my favourite shops in Gümüşlük is Kikkula. It has a broad range of arts and souvenirs, and you’re guaranteed to find something you’ll fall in love with. You’re guaranteed a warm welcome by the shops owners Tuna and Uta.

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Welcome to the Best of Turgutreis

From most of the towns and villages on the peninsula, you can get to Turgutreis easily and with convenient frequency. Situated 20 km from Bodrum, Turgutreis is the second largest town on the peninsula. It’s the main commercial center in the western part of the peninsula, and is perhaps best known for two features – it’s stunning Sunsets and the copious shopping opportunities.

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Bodrum Itinerary: Shop ’til you drop

If you feel like a spot of retail-therapy, Bodrum can deliver your fix. Your options range from genuine-fakes at the weekly Bodrum Market to designer goods at the Bodrum Marina shopping centre. Or wander around the old town pedestrian bazaar near the bay, or head to the main road into Bodrum, to discover the Oasis Shopping centre.

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Welcome to the Best of Ortakent-Yahşi Beach

Welcome to Ortakent-Yahşi Beach is a comprehensive home page, and provides you with a glimpse of what to expect along this area of the coastline. Get to know the different beach areas here, so you can head to your ideal spot, because the Ortakent end of the beach varies dramatically from the Yahsi end.

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Welcome to the Best of Dereköy

This welcome page includes a summary of Derekoy, and includes information about the local shopping and sightseeing opportunities. This is the peninsula mecca for Dried Gourds, and is only a few km away from Gumusluk.

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Shopping in Bodrum Old Town

Bodrum has a broad selection of shops, and a vast majority of them are clustered within the Bodrum Old Town Pedestrian area between the Castle and Beach. Here’s a list of shops to meet all your souvenir needs!

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Photo Gallery Glass Blower at the Beach

This photo gallery is of my encounter with an Istanbul glass blower who spends his summer in Yahsi at the beach. As we chatted, he made some blue glass tear bottles and served me tea and stories of his life.

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Photo Gallery of Ortakent-Yahşi Craft Stalls & Marina

In the mid-way point between Ortakent and Yahi beaches is the marina and water inlet that splits the two beaches. This is also where the craft stalls are located. This photo gallery captures this area of the beach.

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Interview with Tuna from Kikkula, Gümüşlük

An Interview with Tuna and his wife, Uta, who put down roots in Gümüşlük, and set up their own art showroom, workshop and shop here called “Kikkula”.

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Video of Dereköy Ceramics

Here are some wonderful Ceramic Turkish Handicrafts that can be found during a walk through Dereköy, courtesy of another local video from Algis Kemezys (running time less than 2 minutes)

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Sue discovers Bodrum Art

Local artist Neslihan Zabci Erdal has a studio in Ortakent and she invited me to visit. Neslihan’s studio offers mosaic workshops in the summer

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