Turkey Tour 2010 Blog 5 October 18th 2010 Sunday 17th October.
The weather behaved itself being sunny and bright living up to the translation of the region's ancient name of Lycia, meaning the land of light. We'd planned to go to Side (pronounced Seed-eh) as it was the only remaining archaeological site in the vicinity of Antalya that we hadn't visited. We took the ultra modern tram to the Otogar and then a bus to Side. The journey from ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Mediterranean » Side Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more