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…

Cokertme to Seven Islands (Agean, Turkey)

   I wake to the grey light of dawn with a gentle breeze blowing over my face. I just love waking up in nature. It’s invigorating.     The bay is calm and still. Some gulets bearing tour company banners depart before the sun rises over the hills. They probably have a full schedule of swimming and…

Bodrum to Yalikakav (Agean, Turkey)

I wake early and step onto the small balcony outside my bedroom. The view that greets me is so Mediterranean. The blue swimming pool contrasts starkly against the white walled building. There’s deck chairs that were occupied by tourists yesterday afternoon and a breakfast room that looks like it has come straight out of a…