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A Day In Daylan, Turkey

We took a river boat up the Daylan River this weekend and visited ruins, turtles, mud baths and found some Mexican food too.  Our Daylan Turkey day in pictures:

our riverboat captain's Turkish music is great for dancing in the foredeck of the riverboat

imageour riverboat captain’s Turkish music inspired us to dance on the foredeck of the riverboat

We left Golden Glow at anchor surrounded by shoals from the Daylan river discharge.

We left Golden Glow at anchor surrounded by shoals from the Daylan River where we had anchored off Iztuzu Beach, one of the few places in the world where the endangered Loggerhead Turtles lay their eggs each summer

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Our river boat Captain Suney

The Daylan River is bordered by reeds in many parts.

The Daylan River delta is bordered by reeds

The Lycian Tombs are just over my shoulder

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A view of the Lycian Tombs seen through a keyhole in the wall of ruins we discovered after climbing the mountain at Kaunos

Lycian Tombs from 400BC build by the Lycians whom maintained thier language from 500BC to 300BC.

Lycian Tombs from 400BC build by the Lycians who maintained their language from 500BC to 300BC.

Lycian Tombs in the cliffs above Daylan, Turkey

Lycian Tombs in the cliffs above Daylan, Turkey

Ancient Kaunos theater near Dalyan

Ancient Kaunos theater near Dalyan

The ruins had goats grazing and this one found shade under a tree in the ancient Kaunos theater.

The ruins had goats grazing and this one found shade under a tree in the ancient Kaunos theater.

Ellen is getting ready to dance on the foredeck of the river boat.

Ellen enjoying the scenery from the bow of the river boat.

Slow but sure

Slow but sure land turtle.

Two honeybees and a moth share the nectar

Boat offered Blue Crab Cakes on the river, the Loggerhead Turtles loved the meat as well

Blue Crabs on the Daylan River

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Loggerhead turtles “Caretta Caretta” are omnivores and are this one came up for some crab

Found Some Mexican Food at a "Multi Cultural" restaurant.

Found Some Mexican Food at a “Multi Cultural” restaurant.

Bought these for my son Reid

Bought these pants for my son Reid

Daylan City

Daylan City from atop the mountain above Kaunos Ruins (the tombs are just to the left of this picture).

 

 

 

Mud baths: good clean fun

Sunrise the following morning... another Golden Glow day.

Sunrise the following morning… another Golden Glow day.

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