Posts tagged: Fethiye

Who was that Roman whose mausoleum is at Lydae above the Harbour of the Moon, Ay Liman?

One of our most popular gulet cruise holidays explores the beautiful Gulf of Fethiye starting at Gocek and visiting the Dalyan River, St. Nicholas’s Island, Cleopatra’s bath and the remains of a Roman estate above the ancient Harbour of the Moon, Ay Liman, which can only be reached by gulet, AKA gullet/goulette.

Monday April 20th, 2009 in , , , | Comments Off on Who was that Roman whose mausoleum is at Lydae above the Harbour of the Moon, Ay Liman?

Why is Father Mountain called by this name?

Father Mountain is the largest and tallest (almost 7,000 ft high) mountain forming the beautiful centrepiece of this relatively small but impressive range facing out to sea near the Gulf of Fethiye. This is what you see from the eastern side the Gulf: from the other side, it presents the finest view on the coast.

Monday February 23rd, 2009 in , , | No Comments »

What is the rare Obsidian rock and why was it important to St. Nicholas?

Image: St. Nicholas’s Church on the island of Obsidian rock As we sail along the Lycian shore, east from the Gulf of Fethiye, a wild and rugged coast with a strong of large mountains starting with the 7,000 ft Baba Dag or ‘Father Mountain’ as it is also known, comes into view, a noble limestone […]

Saturday March 7th, 2009 in , , | Comments Off on What is the rare Obsidian rock and why was it important to St. Nicholas?