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Posts Tagged: "turkey"

Wanderlusting through swimming – My first swim along the Lycian Way, Turkey

Kaş, Turkey was never on my wanderlust list mainly because I’ve never heard of Kaş. Swimming for a week in the deep turquoise blue, island-to-island, coast-to-coast, with soon to be friends wasn’t the usual way I traveled, it was different. When my boyfriend and I just started dating in 2014 he...

Emma's Trip to the Turkish Lycian Way - Guest Post

Returning from her trip - SwimTrek Guest, Emma shares her highlights and insider view of swimming along the turquoise coast of the Lycian Way, Turkey; Our group was a hodge podge mix of couples, families and singles and by the end, with the magic of time and the natural love of swimming - we...

A Taste of Turkey at Home - Salad Recipes from the Lycian Way

A Taste of Turkey Salads Spinach or kale with garlic, herbs with plain yogurt. Shred spinach or kale. Steam spinach or kale. Mix the steamed spinach or kale with garlic & pepper & other herbs. Place in a dish let cool. Cover with thin layer of plain yogurt. Sprinkle paprika and other...

The Byron Bicentennial Swim

On the 3rd May 1810, Lord Byron swam across the Hellespont in Turkey, the stretch of water that divides Europe from Asia. Exactly 200 years to the day SwimTrek organised a crossing to recreate this heroic swim. This crossing was the culmination of the Byron Swim Festival, a 3 day event held in...

Swimtrek Supports The Imkb School, Canakkale

As part of our commitment to working with local communities on our tours, SwimTrek and its clients teamed up with the IMKB Vocational High School in Canakkale during the Byron Swim Festival and raised over 2,000 Turkish Lira (1,000) for new school equipment. The photo shows Simon Murie and John...