Turkey Tag Archives

Animal Friends

I love animals and always have done. I have had a pet for most of my life. Cats, fish and most recently Mimi our beloved dog. As I looked back through our holiday photos in Turkey it became quite apparent the extent to which I do. Thankfully Charlie does too so he didn’t think of me as some cat-obsessive destined to be a spinster as …

Turkey Excursion – Kaya Village (Ghost Town)

Besides from our visit to the Dalyan Mud Baths (not forgetting turtle beach!) the only other excursion we went on was to Fetiye, a market town which sadly has become a bit of a tat-selling tourist trap.  I had a run in with one of these tat sellers, however he should have thought twice before trying to catch me out. After telling me he would …

Dalyan Mud Bath

I’ve always quite fancied a turn at mud wrestling. I remember at Secret Garden Party I almost dived right in but my brain thankfully got the better of me and realised that as there was still a considerable length of time left at the festival, getting muddy was a pretty dumb idea. A mud bath in Turkey meant I could fulfil the getting covered in …

Turkish Hamam

Now, I doubt very much that the soap used for my Turkish hamam was natural (although there were some pictures of fruits on the bottle!), I thought it worth a mention.  On the penultimate day of our holiday, post mud bath, post Kaya village, we treated ourselves to a hamam at our hotel’s spa. We thought it would be  a good way of revealing our …