Turkish Riviera

Canyoning as well called Schluchteln

Canyoning as well called Schluchteln

Canyoying is a new and exciting outdoor activity. By Canyoning (also called Schluchteln or Schluchting) you can understand committing a gulch from above to down (in the early time of the sport canyonings from below upwards) in the most different variations.

4 Wheel Drive - Off-Road Adventure of Antalya

Off-Road Adventure of Antalya

The desire for recognition and conquering nature is what attracts humanity to nature for centuries. Movement is the essence of life and in this geography, the desire to challenge nature with the custom-made 4x4 off-road vehicles is increasing day by day.

Olympus - picturesque tree houses along the creek

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Olympus - picturesque tree houses along the creek

In different, international travelogues of users of the Lycian trail and backpackers we have repeatedly heard about the "tree houses" at Olympos, which are made of simple, nailed boards lodgings offering cheap accomodation.

Walk to the ancient town Kyaneai in Lycia

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Walk to the ancient town Kyaneai in Lycia

And once again, we had arranged to meet with Wolfgang Dorn and his tour group, this time in the small town Yavu near Kas to visit the ancient city Kyaneai in Lycia.

St. Nicholas in the church of Myra

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St. Nicholas in the church of Myra

Myra, located in the south-west of Turkey, in the magical landscape of Lycia, was the city where St. Nicholas had worked as a bishop in the fourth century.

Letoon - where Artemis and Apollo lived

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Letoon - where Artemis and Apollo lived

Coming from Xanthos, when we crossed highway 400, which connects Fethiye and Kas. It is just a few kilometers away from the road to the imposing fields of ruins with the holy grave of the goddess Leto, whose official religious burial place is said to be in Letoon, the oracle and “the” festival site of the Lycian Federation is placed.

Adada - basilicas and imperial temples in the forgotten city

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Adada - basilicas and imperial temples in the forgotten city

Adada was an ancient Roman city in Pisidia, about 40 km southeast of Egirdir and 80 km northeast of Antalya, near the present-day village of Sagrak in the Sütçuler district of the Turkish province of Isparta, which is probably just known to hikers on St. Paul's Way.

Adana at the Seyhan River - Turkey

Adana at the Seyhan River - Turkey

Adana, situated in the middle of the Cukurova Plain, is the fourth largest city of Turkey and the centre of a thriving agricultural area. The city is also known for its textile industry.

Once Sissu, then Flaviopolis and today Kazan

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Once Sissu, then Flaviopolis and today Kazan

We leave Adana on road 815 in the direction of Kazan, as our acquaintances in Tarsus told us about some historical buildings and interesting castle complexes on site.

Pozantı on ancient Roman Via Tauri

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Pozantı on ancient Roman Via Tauri

We are on the way from Sanliurfa in the direction of Konya when we have to leave the highway D 21 coming from the direction of Adana at Pozanti in order to follow the course of the road 750 in the direction of Nigde / Karapinar.

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