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A Lycian Way Weekend Travel Blog: Phaselis – Olympos With the weather forecast looking reasonably good for a weekend in January, I set off from Antalya for a Lycian Way weekend. I chose to hike from Phaselis to Olympos because the public transport would be relatively quick and painless. It’s a stretch of the Lycian…

The popularity of the Lycian Way, which was launched 11 years ago and runs along the Tekke peninsula into the Mediterranean on Turkey’s south coast, has inspired other Turkish and international trail-builders to set up long-distance routes across the country. Trekking trails in Turkey are still in their infancy: the unregulated creation of crazy enthusiasts….

Lycian Way Patara-Kas Walking along the Lycia way – part of it – was a sort of last minute decision. We had thought about it when planning our Turkey trip but dismissed it as it would have involved lot of domestic travel and would take days away from other things. But true to our nature…

Useful source of info on boots for all occasions, plus other camping and trekking gear. You could read before you buy and pick up some useful tips. Boots have changed so much over the years – I used to wear really heavy boots like these here, but as my feet toughened up I switched to…

Members of the Culture Routes Society will soon start work in Van and Bitlis on a new project – an Urartu Cultural Route which will encircle Lake Van. The team will have a first meeting there next week with the mayors and officials of the area. During this part of the project, in summer 2017,…

The Interim Evaluation Meeting, which aimed at evaluating the plans produced by the associate organisations and local leaders and informing other national and local stakeholders involved, took place in Egirdir, Isparta on 04-05 August 2016. Although paticipation from local administrations was less than expected due to the ongoing state of emergency declared in July 2016…