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Pal Takats - most skilled acro pilot

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Pal Takats - most skilled acro pilot

Pal Takats is among the most skilled acro pilots ever. The young Hungarian pilot is a real paragliding and acro zealot – in a positive way. Please read what he is telling about himself:

A trip to Karaman and Mut for XCT World Series

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A trip to Karaman and Mut for  XCT World Series

As would be expected from a smooth running operation, the organizer of XC paragliding competition and our team took to the roads once more to observe preparations towards this year’s The World Air Sports Federation FAI approved XC World Series Paragliding events to take place at Karaman, and to visit the town of Mut, surrounds of which is mostly unknown to us as yet.

The antique town of Laertes in Mahmutlar - Alanya

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The antique town of Laertes in Mahmutlar

The antique town of Laertes is 25 km from Alanya at an altitude of around 800 metres with steep slopes to the east, west and south and bordering the foot of 1649 metres high mountain Cebel Ires to the north.

Ucansu Waterfall close to Alanya

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Ucansu Waterfall

On the road again! A visit by a friend from Germany urges us to discover a place we have never heard of before. Our destination this time is Ucansu Waterfalls. 

The antique town Naula in Mahmutlar

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The antique town Naula in Mahmutlar

More interesting is the antique town Naula in the middle of Mahmutlar. On the coast road from Alanya turn north (sign) by a cemetery in the eastern part of Mahmutlar.

The antique cities of Selinus and Trajan

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The antique cities of Selinus and Trajan

The antique city of Selinus which is on the spot as today’s Gazipasa. was one of the important cities of mountainous Cilicia. With other cities in the same region, it shows that there was an intensive human settlement here during the antique times.

The (known) Chronology of Gazipasa

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Chronology of Gazipasa

The known history of human settlements in the area dates from 2000 B.C. But although they do not give us sufficient information, there are signs of earlier human settlements around Gazipaşa. The chronological history of Gazipasa goes like this:

Serapsa Han Caravanserai Alanya

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Serapsa Han Caravanserai Alanya

This caravanserai is on the main road 15 km west of Alanya and it is the first overnight accommodation before Alara Han on the route to Antalya. Today it is used as a restaurant and for Turkish evenings, and normally the interior is closed except on special occasions.

Mahmutlar - Alanya

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Mahmutlar - Alanya

Follow the highway in the direction of Mersin and, after about 10 miles, you will reach Mahmutlar, an independent but quickly growing small town belonging to the council of Alanya.

Kestros / Gazipaşa

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A little south of  Selinus and on an asphalt road 2 km after Gazipaşa (sign: Cestrus) and then along a bad dirt road you get to a 300 metres high cape, seat of the antique city of Kestros. The local name is Kilisetepe. Unless you are in a jeep you should walk along the dirt road where there is a fantastic view over the cliffs and the sea. 

Iotape Ruins - Alanya

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Iotape Ruins  - Alanya

Iotape is one of the easiest reachable ancient towns in the surrounding of Alanya. About 33 kilometers away from the town, Iotape today is being split into two parts because of the main road leading from Alanya to Gazipaşa.

Gazipaşa Beaches

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Gazipaşa Beaches

We just mentioned the clean air of the mountains and plateaus, but you don’t need to go far for dean air in Gazipaşa. The air and natural environment in die town (enter and along the coastline are exceptionally clean. There is no source of pollution in this area.

Gazipasa - Serene Paradise

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Gazipasa - Serene Paradise

Turkey, an ever-shining star in the global tourism market with returning tourists and foreigners deciding to settle by buying houses, continues to attract new tourists every year.

Gazipaşa - Antiocheia ad Cragum - Burg Güney

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Gazipaşa - Antiocheia ad Cragum - Burg Güney

The archeological ruins at the Güney village 18 kilometers to the Gazipaşa center is locally known as Nohutyeri when you torn right on the main road, you drive on an asphalt road among pine trees and then olive groves and arrive at the village of Güney and the ruins intermingled with the present settlement.

Experience Sun, Sand, Action and Romance

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Sonne, Sand und Romantik in Alanya

You have made the right decision. A wonderful country and real hospitality awaits the visitor. The versatility and huge variety of leisure activities will make your stay in the Mediterranean an adventure.

Colyabrassos - Alanya

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This antique town, in Turkish Kücük Ayasofya, you reach by taking road  07-30 north after 21 km along the main road from Alanya. The road goes to Güzelbağ (26 km). 

Antique town Lamos in Gazipasa

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Antique town, placed on two hills 15 km east of  Gazipaşa and 2 km north of the village Adanda. In Turkish it is called Adanda Kalesi. On the main road a Lamos sign points north at the centre. After that there are no signs, so this road cannot be recommended.

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