Month: August 2016

Day 13 of Turkey Vacation: Istanbul on August 31st, 2016

Third day in Istanbul. The plan of the day was to visit Dolmabahçe Palace on Bosphorus Strait, then wander around the old city of Istanbul for the attractions that were left behind in the first day.

Day 12 of Turkey Vacation: Bosphorus Tour on August 30th, 2016

August 30th, second day in Istanbul and Victory Day in Turkey. The plan of the day was to take a tour along Bosphorus Strait. Since we’ve got plenty of time in Istanbul and there’s no need for rushing,… Read More

Day 11 of Turkey Vacation: Istanbul on August 29th, 2016

First day in Istanbul. The plan of the day was to visit the major attractions of the city of Istanbul, that is, Hagia Sophia and Topkapı Palace and Sultan Ahmet Mosque (which was closed by the time we… Read More

Day 10 of Turkey Vacation: Hiking in Göreme Valleys on August 28th, 2016

Last day in the beautiful Cappadocia region. I had been thinking quite hard about what to do for the day, and I was seriously planning for Lake Tuz. But out hotel manager told us that there wasn’t much… Read More

Flight Log of Turkish Airlines Flight 2009 from Nevşehir to Istanbul Ataturk on August 28th, 2016

Time to head back to Istanbul from Cappadocia. The Cappadocia region has two airports, Nevsehir and Kayseri; also, Istanbul has two airports, Ataturk and Gokcen. Since we planned three full days at Cappadocia, we would be arriving at… Read More

Day 6 of Turkey Vacation: Antalya on August 24th, 2016

The plan of the day was the historic old city of Antalya. Also, since Expo 2016 was going on in Antalya (and the city built a new tramway for it), we decided to pay it a visit. The… Read More

Day 5 of Turkey Vacation: Bus from Kaş to Antalya on August 23rd, 2016

The plan of the day was simple, took a bus ride from Kas to Antalya through Turkey’s beautiful coastal route of D400, and got settled in the Antalya hotel room.

Day 4 of Turkey Vacation: Kekova Islands from Kaş on August 22nd, 2016

The most worry-free day since we arrived in Turkey, as everything would be arranged for us on the 8-hour boat trip to Kekova.

Day 3 of Turkey Vacation: Ölüdeniz, and Bus to Kaş on August 21st, 2016

Third day of sightseeing in Turkey, maybe this was the least active day so for. The plan of the day was no more than paragliding down the mountains and over the beaches at Ölüdeniz, and then took the… Read More

Day 2 of Turkey Vacation: Pamukkale on August 20th, 2016

Second day in Turkey. Today our plan was to visit Pamukkale, a world natural heritage site not far from the city of Denizli, then catch an afternoon bus to Fethiye.