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Welcome to the Best of Peksimet

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 a hill. One has been renovated to include a walled garden, glass conservatory and wishing well, but it looks like …

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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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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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Video

Bodrum Windmills Video

Short 1 minute video of the view from the Bodrum Windmills on the hill between Bodrum and Gumbet.

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Turgutreis Hike to Manara Windmills

Near Turgutries, is a Hike to Manara Windmills through the village of Karabag. There’s views of Turgutreis Marina, the town and some Greek Islands in the distance. It’s an easy Hike or Drive up to these windmills.

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Sue’s visit to the Bodrum Windmills

Sue’s Guest Post: Bodrum’s windmills line up along the side of a steep hill near Bardakçı, separating Bodrum and Gumbet Bays. From a vantage point at the top, panoramic views of the Aegean Sea and the Greek Island of Kos are spectacular!

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Bodrum Windmills to host tourists

Renovation project is being planned for the 8 windmills on the hill between Bodrum and Gumbet. From this vantage point, you get a great view of both bays and Bodrum Castle and town.

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Kathleen’s visit to the Bodrum Windmills

This is the last in the trilogy of guest posts from Kathleen over at Koppers Blog. Today she recounts the sightseeing trip to the Bodrum Windmills during her last day on the Peninsula, before heading back to Istanbul.

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Video

Gümüşlük & Ortakent Video

This 15 minute video delivers an introduction to Gumusluk, including a tour of the local craft market and an introduction to the artists. Full of Local Flavour! Also includes a tour or Ortakent beach.

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Gümüşlük & Ortakent Video Introduction

This is the introduction to the “Bodrum # 3 Gümüşlük & Ortakent” 14 minute video from Duane Busick , he’s a professional videographer, and his travel videos are always well put together and edited. Read a summary of the video here, and then follow the link to watch the video.

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Watercolours of Bodrum by Faruk Köksal

Faruk Köksal captues the essence of Bodrum with his paintbrush. His watercolours are beguiling, I wish I had his talent.

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Yalikavak Harbour Windmill

There’s a beautiful example of a Windmill by Yalikavak Harbour. It’s been fully renovated, and you can go inside and climb around. It was built in 1859, and was originally used to mill wheat and barley. After years of being abandoned, it was renovated in 2005, and opened up to the public.

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