Category Archives: Turkey

The ancient city of Lyrbe (aka Seleucia)

Seleucia (also spelt Seleukeia), according to the Freytag and Berndt map that I have, is one of the top 10 attractions in (the province of) Antalya.  I’ve been wanting to visit for years and, well, had kind of high expectations.  On … Continue reading

Posted in Traveling, Turkey | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

The ancient city of Rhodiapolis

At the end of my last blog we were admiring the Roman theater at Limyra.  Well, the funding for that theater came from the millionaire philanthropist Opramoas from nearby Rhodiapolis.  The ancient city of Rhodiapolis is situated on a hill above the … Continue reading

Posted in Traveling, Turkey | Tagged , | 1 Comment

The ancient city of Limyra

While my family was visiting Antalya, I couldn’t help dragging them to a few ruined cities.  On previous trips I had already taken my parents to Termessos and Aspendos, Arıkanda and Myra.  Of course it was easy to find any … Continue reading

Posted in Traveling, Turkey | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Another four days in Kapadokya

Every time my Dad has visited Turkey, he’s asked when we’ll visit Kapadokya (Cappadocia).  We finally made it this year on his fourth trip to Turkey.  For my brother and his family, well, they didn’t have to wait so long. … Continue reading

Posted in Traveling, Turkey | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Another fantastic week on the Frig Yolu

My first bicycle tour on the Frig Yolu was six years ago with Banu, Deniz, Cengiz, and Dinçer.  On that trip Banu was the only woman in a group of five.  This year I was the only man in a group … Continue reading

Posted in Bicycle touring, Turkey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments