Monthly Archives: August 2016

Two bike rides from Antalya: Kurşun Şelalesi via Aksu and Karain Mağarası

In the spring I did a couple fun bicycle rides (day trips from Antalya) with Nurullah and Nurhayat.  The first ride took us to a two waterfalls, an old Roman city, and a restored Ottoman-era mosque.  The second took us … Continue reading

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Matterhorn preps: Sivri Dağı Ridge Traverse

When I first bicycled into Antalya about four years ago with Kurt, we both commented on the incredible mountain ridges near the city.  It looked like great scrambling to us.  Well, Sivri Dağı has one of those ridges.  I’ve been … Continue reading

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Climbing in Kapıkaya, Isparta

The Isparta Valiliği (the provincial government in Isparta) has supported some alternative tourism projects in the province.  In 2014 bolting for sport climbing routes started in the area around the ruined Hellenistic city of Kapıkaya.  The old city is beautifully … Continue reading

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