Posts tagged: Bodrum

Bodrum, the Turkish coast and its riches beneath the sea

Visit Bodrum Castle with its Museum of Marine Archaeology, cruising on M/S ‘Odysseus’ Some years ago when George Bass, the famous marine archaeologist was excavating with his team the underwater site of the oldest shipwreck ever found (at Olu Burun on the Turkish coast) he came to visit the site and chose to travel down […]

Monday February 1st, 2010 in , , | Comments Off on Bodrum, the Turkish coast and its riches beneath the sea

Start your gulet cruise at Bodrum, capital resort of the Aegean

Bodrum is indeed the ‘capital of the Turkish riviera coast’, although its rival Marmaris might disagree about that. It was a key location for centuries but the building of the airport settled the argument. Many people now start their gulet cruise at Bodrum (‘The Blue Cruise’) as it has excellent shopping, sightseeing and restaurants. The […]

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The “Father of History” was born on the Southern coast of Turkey

Herodatus of Halicarnassus (Bodrum) was born on the Southern coast of Turkey in 484 BC and wrote ‘The Histories’ , definitely one of the most entertaining books ever written and the first great work written in Greek prose.

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THE BLUE CRUISE – Bodrum to Lydae

Odysseus Cruising – Visiting Notes BODRUM (ANCIENT HALICARNASSUS) CNIDUS LORYMA CAUNUS THE DALYAN RIVER LYDAE The route of ‘The Blue Cruise’ runs along the coast with a great variety of scenery from the red lands, covered with pale green pine trees, to the noble limestone cliffs and mountains toward the western end.  It is in […]

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THE BLUE CRUISE – Lydae to Bodrum

Odysseus Cruising – Visiting Notes LYDAE THE DALYAN RIVER CAUNUS LORYMA CNIDUS AND BODRUM (ANCIENT HALICARNASSUS) You can hire our luxury gulet MS Odysseus by private charter to enjoy the holiday of a lifetime – sailing the Blue Cruise. The route of ‘The Blue Cruise’ runs along the coast with a great variety of scenery […]

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