Category Archives: Turkey

Cappadocia, Turkey

With Moonshadow tucked away in Cesme Marina, we organized an early morning flight from Izmir, an hour away by car, to the city of Kayseri in the central Turkish region of Cappadocia. To avoid a very early wake-up call, … Continue reading

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Santorini, Astipálaia and the Turkish Coast

August Cruising Despite pleas from friends and relatives, veiled behind dodgy weather forecasts, we slipped quietly out of the port of Hania, Crete at 0630 on the morning of the 2nd and headed northeast. We had begun to trust weather … Continue reading

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Finike, Turkey to the Isle of Karpathos, Greece

After a wonderful eight-month summer in New Zealand, we’re once again cruising on Moonshadow. We’re back in the Greek Isles and happy to be exploring some new and interesting cruising waters. I’ll hit the rewind button for a minute … Continue reading

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Turkish Delight

This article appeared in the Spring/Summer edition of World Cruising Club Magazine Cruising Southern Turkey’s Lycian Coast A “Blue Voyage” on a Turkish gület along the Lycian Coast is more than worthy of its listing in 1000 Places to See … Continue reading

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The Lycian Coast of Turkey

The Lycian Coast is situated on the southwest corner of Turkey where the Aegean Sea meets the Mediterranean. A “Blue Voyage” on a Turkish gület along this coastline is listed in 1000 Places to See Before You Die, popular for … Continue reading

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Cruising the Carian Coast of Turkey

We arrived in Turkey at the Milta Bodrum marina on the morning of August 5th after a ten mile hop from the island of Kós in Greece. The marina staff was most accommodating, finding us space without a prior booking, … Continue reading

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