Creating a Cultural Route between Europe and Turkey Turkey’s Culture Routes Society (CRS), an NGO that was founded at the request of the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism to develop, maintain and promote cultural routes in Turkey, is preparing to connect a great European walking network to Turkey! The Civil Society Dialogue program,…

In the castle museum in Bodrum is a huge display from a wreck discovered of Uluburun, a cape close to Kaş on the Lycian Way. Excavated by American underwater archaeologist George Bass, the wreck was a well-preserved freeze-frame of life on a coastal ship of the Bronze Age. The principle cargo was metals – copper and tin…

With its herb-scented paths, pine-clad hills and villages that haven’t changed in centuries, Turkey’s newest long-distance hiking trail gives Nigel Richardson a true sense of remoteness. Read his article on the Carian Trail here

Two intrepid hikers braved the heat of late August and set out on a self-guided walk from Bodrum east along the Carian Trail to Akyaka. This part of the trail follows an old caravan route along the north shore of the Ceramic Gulf, a wind-scoured inlet between the Datça and Bodrum Peninsulas. Apart from Bodrum,…

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