Lake Bafa (Agean, Turkey)

After our successful hike of the Seven Brothers Monastery we drive 4km (2.5 miles) further around the lake to the tiny village of Kapkiri. Life here in the village is incredibly rural. It feels like I am in a time warp back a century or two. It’s not just the use of mules and copper…

Kargacik Bay to Yalikakav (Agean, Turkey)

I wake in the cockpit to find the sun shining brightly on me. It’s our final morning at sea and I feel a bit sad about it. I have enjoyed being on the water and swimming in this crazy blue sea. It’s probably the most beautiful water-based experience I’ve ever had. We eat breakfast while…

Sogut to Cokertme (Agean, Turkey)

We start the day lazily. It’s been raining all night and squalls of wind and rain will continue to buffet us all day. So there’s no point rushing. So it’s probably 10am when I swim to the little stony beach to release the shore lines. It’s a shame the weather has been bad while we’ve…