Tag Archives: Antalya

From southwest Turkey to Southeast Sulawesi; did we find Nirvana?

Antalya-İstanbul-Jakarta-Makassar ended up being a 26-hour airplane journey (home to hotel).  Ferda and I spent less than 48 hours in Makassar and boarded the Pelni ship KM. Sinabung for what ended up being a 19-hour journey (hotel to hotel) from … Continue reading

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Trebenna Antik Kent

It was when I was looking through these photographs of Trebenna Antik Kent that I found the lost blog, the last one I published, the one about our long day on Geyiksivirsi, a trip we started from Trebenna Antik Kent. … Continue reading

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A long day on Geyiksivrisi

Oops. I wrote this post in June 2016 but somehow forgot to publish it. Here it is, two years late… Fatma’s been excited about climbing Geyiksivrisi for some time now.  We had a date set a couple months ago, but … Continue reading

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Tavuk mangal at Etli Döner

The first time I climbed the trad routes at Hurma (Hurma Kayaları), I was surprised to find bolts on Etli Döner.  There are over 1000 bolted routes nearby at Geyikbayırı.  Why would anyone want/need to bolt some of the few … Continue reading

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Likya Yolu segment: Kaleüçağız to İnişdibi

My favorite place to backpack in Turkey is the Kaçkar Mountains.  I’ve backpacked there three times, and there are many other routes I’d like to do.   I’ve also backpacked in Aladağlar a couple times, and in Sarıkamış, Yenice (Karabük), and … Continue reading

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