Tag Archives: historical-notes

Didyma and Ephesus

October 22 – November 4, 2016 —  D-Marin in Didim is a new marina and very nice, however it is a bit remote with the town of Didim a few miles away.   After arriving, with friends Suzanne and Bob on … Continue reading

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Pamukkale

June 2 – 3, 2016 — On our final two days we drove west on Turkey’s famous Silk Road used for hundreds of years as the major trade route connecting China and Europe.  Along the way we passed many check … Continue reading

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Cappadocia

May 29 – June 1, 2016 —  The Cappadocia region, in central Turkey, was on our bucket list for Turkey.   A geological wonder made up of caves dwellings and “fairy chimneys”. The fairy chimneys are unique mushroom shaped rock formations … Continue reading

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Kayakoy

May 8 – 15, 2016 — With Robert, our first guest of this season aboard, we scurried about for two days making final preparations for our departure east.  Having another person available to help with the work was huge.  Sails … Continue reading

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Turkish Adventure

March 23 – 27, 2016 — On March 23rd we said goodbye to our beloved Barcelona and started our trip back to Turkey and Quintessa.  We rented an apartment for January through most of March, again enjoying the cosmopolitan city … Continue reading

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Dalyan River

October 13 – 20, 2015 – Not yet ready to surrender to the end of the season we confirmed our winter reservation with Netzel Marina in Marmaris and headed back to sea.  About five miles south we tucked in to Turunc, a … Continue reading

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