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Koycegiz

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Koycegiz

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Koycegiz

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Koycegiz

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Dalyan, rock tombs 

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Dalyan

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Dalyan, rock tombs from the camp site

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Dalyan, rock tombs from the camp site

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Dalyan, camp site

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Dalyan, camp site

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Rock tombs, Tlos

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Rock tombs, Tlos

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Neil, my 7 year old guide to the tomb of Bellerophon. He had excellent English, and takes a good photo!

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Bellerophon's tomb. See carving of Pegasus over my head. Pic taken by Neil

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Bellerophon's tomb.

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Rosemary, Tlos

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Tlos - stick in the muds!

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A number of tortoises have run into the road in front of us;)

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Xanthus - pillar tomb and sarcophagus tomb

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Copy of the original frieze, now in the British Museum

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Xanthus

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Paved road, Xanthus

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Sunset at Kas. We liked Kas a lot

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Kas. You can just see our van parked on the quay, where we spent 5 nights

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Kas sign I rather liked

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Kas, the "Lion" Tomb, 

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Kas, schoolgirl. All the choolchildren looked smart & eager

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Kas

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Kas, Rosemary shops for belly dancing belts

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Kas. The island is Greek, and is closer to Turkey than the Isle of Wight is to Portsmouth!

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Kas

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Kas

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Kas

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Kas

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Kas - playful puppy

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Kas - on the harbour wall

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Kas - our home on the quay for 5 nights

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These appear to be acorns on a holly bush. Presumably a species of oak.

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Sarcophagus tombs at Simeha

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Sarcophagus tombs at Simeha

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Crusader castle at Simeha

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Simeha, some of which sank beneath the Med in an earthquake, 2nd century AD. Glass bottomed boats will take you to see the sunken ruins

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Sarcophagus tomb still protruding from the water after 1800 years

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The rest of the village is still inhabited. Here children play marbles as I did 50 years ago. The little chap on the left is making mud pies (I'm not admitting to doing that!)

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Simeha - mother and daughter

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Simeha quay

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Simeha. Of interest are the olive trees, planted about same time as the tombs were built, 2000 years old.

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Carved theatrical masks at Myra. St Nicholas (aka Santa Claus) was bishop here.

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Rock tombs at Myra

 
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