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Turkish fishing villages


Thanks for all the lovely comments you made on my last post, it looks like everyone liked Bodrum :)

This week, I have more places to show you from Bodrum Peninsula, some typical fishing villages


View of the fishing village Guvercinlik from the Harbour


The day started in Lakeside Gardens, it was a sunny and lovely day as usual with the gardens on their bloom as you can see in the pictures, so I got busy doing photos of the flowers first thing in the morning, I can't help it :)














Not far from Lakeside Gardens, we have two villages that I am going to show you:


Boğaziçi

Boğaziçi  is home of our resort  Lakeside Gardens. During the holiday season, we have a free bus which goes from Lakeside resort  to this village, the bus is every two hours and everyday, so you can easily get to the supermarkets, cafes, bars and fish restaurants of Boğaziçi.

In ancient times this was the site of the ancient Carian city of Bargylia. Ruins of the ancient city of Bargylia, including a Roman temple can be seen scattered around the locality.

The best day to visit this village is on Sundays when they have a market with fruit and vegetables, olives, cheeses… Yes, everything that I love to make a delicious Turkish salad!

Before you buy cheese or olives, the salesmen give you lots of different types to try so you will know what you are buying, it isn’t necessary to haggle, they are fixed prices because these markets are mainly for the locals, I did not see many tourists there.













Bogazici becomes much busier at night when the fish restaurants that line the shoreline get full of people and lively. Any day during the week is good to come for dinner here.  As it is a fishing village, the main courses apart of typical Turkish dishes are fish: Jumbo king prawns, octopus salad, red mullets, calamari, sea bass… The size of the King prawns and red mullets are gigantic and the food here is delicious! The prices are not expensive at all as the exchange rates are really good at the moment.
Typical casserole Turkish dish

lovely seafood

Guvercinlik
A bit further is a bigger village Guvercinlik, 10 minutes drivig from Lakeside or just a bit longer taking the Dolmus bus ( it costs just about £1.00 ) 
We went driving from Lakeside hills to the motorway, the road is very twisty and not well looked after, it has a lot of character and it is very common to find this kind of roads when you go out from the motorway, from the road you  can see the lake with big birds if you look closely, you can also see chickens walking near the road, sometimes goats and this time a family of ducks decided to cross the road in front of our car, so we have to stop and let them happily, without any  hurry cross the road.

family of ducks crossing the road
 If you would like to see more pictures of the lake, I did a post about Tuzla lake a couple of months ago, here the link:
                      http://www.travelera.es/2015/03/lake-tuzla-turkey.html


 Guvercinlik is a  bigger village than Bogazici and they also have once a week market. This one is Mondays. There are a lot of resturaunts to choose from and a couple of nice bars/cafes. Also, when you have turned right if you go towards the end of the village you will come to a lovely stretch of beach with nice sunloungers.  Although most of the village is harbour. Most of the resturaunts/bars provide sunbeds/large bean bags and some have designated swimming areas with steps into/out of the sea.












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I cant remember what I was doing in that moment but you can see the dress in this picture ;-)







There are a lot of lovely  restaurants in the harbour:

 All the restaurants offer Turkish dishes, plenty of fish and seafood and they are much busier in the evening.

You find much less tourists in these villages than in the city and it is quite nice to spend the day between the locals.

Garden at Lakeside. I was wearing a dress from Primak (old, it was about £17.00), hat from Primak, sandals from Clarks, sunglasses from Pepe Jeans and the bag from Turkish markets, watch from Guess

Lovely detail on the back,   Primak dress

I hope you liked my post, I would love to hear your comments :)

Have a nice week!
xxx

75 comments:

Sybil said...

beautiful dress!! looks great there!! so many things to do!! :D

Have a great week!
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Manasa Rao said...

awesome blog and posts..looking cool in this outfit

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Kinga said...

hermoso vestido,el jardín es maravilloso
Muchos Besos ;-*

La Travelera said...

Love that you are practicing your Spanish 😊

Rhonda Albom said...

Looks like really lovely towns. A mix of modern ruins. Beautiful colors of the flowers.

EuroAsia Fashion By Kintan said...

Such a wonderful pictures and gorgeous dress.Love it.<3
Enjoy our holiday dear.Kisses xoxo

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Zarrah Jane said...

Lovel place.
I love your dress as well.
The flowers are pretty nice
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Fashion Snobber said...

Wow beautiful place and photos. Your dress is delicious. :)

sweetsimpleday said...

What a cute little village!! Beautiful photos.
Love your dress too. Xo

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Emma Loves Fashion said...

El sitio es precioso,
y el vestido me ha enamorado.
Besos preciosa,
Emma
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Katie M said...

Wow, absolutely stunning photographs!

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Lary Mello said...

woooow! que hermosas fooootos!!! <3
el vestido es precioso!

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Paola Lauretano said...

Lovely village!!!
And, pretty floral dress!!!
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Claire said...

Your dress is lovely, and these photos are so pretty!

God bless,
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Linsey Sijmons said...

What a lovely dress you're wearing!

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Lexie blogs said...

Wowe, these photos are amazing- it looks gorgeous! You're dress is stunning xo
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Heidi Colourvibes said...

Lindo pueblito!!! Y que deli esas olivas y que bien que te las dejen probar!! jejeje!
Precioso tu vestido btw!!
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JOURNAL OF STYLE said...

You look adorable dear in this flower dress! Such a beautiful blend with the location: Flowers everywhere! Wonderful impressions!

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Nequéren Reis said...

Look maravilhoso show de imagens arrasou, blog lindo sucesso
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What Would V Wear said...

Happy Monday, lovely! YOU look incredible! Seriously love stopping by your blog!
Sending you much love!!!
xoxo, Vanessa
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La Travelera said...

Jaja! si si te dan olivas en cuanto paras a mirarlas! Luego eliges pero para entonce ya has tenido tu aperitivo jeje

La Travelera said...

So true! Flower explosion on this post ;-)
Thanks for your comment! X

Michelle Verpuggi said...

Gotta love it.

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sweetffantasy.com said...

What a lovely place.
The pictures are amazing.
The outfit looks good on you.
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Sheree Ho said...

Everything is so picturesque. Your floral dress is beautiful!

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Chelsea Borgerding said...

I absolutely love those life size chess boards! I just wish I was better at chess!

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Bárbara Marques said...

You always show us such beautiful places :) Love your dress!

r: I'm sorry sweety, but I don't think you will. I got them around Christmas time :/

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LBG said...

Gorgeous! I would love to spend time there! Your dress is so pretty!

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awhite said...

What a cute little village! I love the shots!
Happy Tuesday!

-Ashley
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Brighton Hill said...

I loved this post! Your floral dress is so lovely and perfect for the setting. Wow, such a beautiful harbor, gardens, and market. The mountain views are so pretty!

xo, Bry

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Agnieszka Ilnicka said...

I love ur dress again! I wish Primark was in Poland... It's said Turkey is amazing, and when i 've seen ur pictures, i think it's true :) But unfortunately i've never been there.
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K / House of KTS said...

I just love those flowers. They are just amazingly beautiful. And I so love your dress as well. Beautiful.

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Milex said...

Desirèe D'Aloia said...

love these pics!

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F-lover Fashion Blog said...

wow, I love this location and this village!
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Straight A Style said...

The flowers seem to be everywhere. It looks so pretty!

Amy Ann
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Alyssa Monique Bustillo said...

Beautiful images and that outfit is so fab
Thanks for sharing

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Ana Pau Madero said...

Que bonito, super pintoresco! estas haciendo que me enamore de Turquía :)

Un beso!
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La Travelera said...

Glad you liked it. This part of Turkey is really beautiful. I'm already planning more places to see next time I come to Turkey 😊

Alice said...

so pretty!! and i love your floral dress :)

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April Rose Pengilly said...

Gorgeous photos!
April xx

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Michelle Cheung said...

wowwww the views are so breath taking! my friend always goes turkey and recommends me to go there, i deffo need to go there now after seeing these photos ^^
following you back now ^^

Isabel Rodríguez said...

Qué jardines más bonitos.
El vestido es precioso. Un beso
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Monic dzej said...

beautiful photos :)

mybeautrip said...

Qué lugar tan precioso! El paisaje es espectacular y los mercados locales me encantan. Deseando visitarlo!
Besotes

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What Would V Wear said...

Seriously, SO cute! Love it from head to toe, darling!
Sending you much love & Happy Wednesday!
xoxo, Vanessa
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La Travelera said...

And you should come, there are so many gorgeous places to see in Turkey <3

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Nevena Krstic said...

Beautiful photos! I love your dress I can't believe it's only from Primark! The fishing villages look lovely, have a great day! :) xx

Rachel-Beth said...

This village looks really pretty :) Your floral dress is wonderful too

Rachel xx
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Aimee Bustillo said...

Great pictures, so colorful and interesting, love the dress to <3

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Gabrielle said...

Gosh, what beautiful images! You can tell how warm it is there and so your floral dress fits in perfectly. I love the giant chess set too haha that must be a lot of fun :)

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La Travelera said...

I couldn't believe it neither, it looks and feels really nice quality. Primak doesn't stop surprising me :)

Layla Sprinkles said...

Your photos are absolutely gorgeous - loving the photos and your outfit is beautiful too! :)

Layla xx

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Lindsey Lam said...

I love all of your photos! So jealous of all your traveling adventures. I am definitely living vicariously through your blog haha ;)

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Alessandra Heidelberg said...

Beautiful pictures and great place!
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Amanda Winchester said...

Both villages look lovely, I would love to check out these food markets and try all the different cheeses!
Beautiful photos, too! I used to grow those bright pink flowers when I lived in Lebanon. I'm half Lebanese, and they only grow in warm climates like in the Mediterranean :) I LOVE the photo of the ducks crossing the road, too. Awesome post!

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Lenya said...

Beautiful! That's such a picturesque place. Love that dress, pretty floral print and the back detail is so lovely.
xox
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Heather Chambers said...

I love fishing towns, they are such an authentic part of the city and usually the most beautiful. I love this town! Looks so pretty! :)

Heather Xx
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Chloe Barnes said...

gorgeous photos!! looks like a lovely place!<3
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Just My By Noemy said...

Que chulo!!!! Que bonito todo...que envidia!!!

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Diane said...

The ducks and the huge chess game! How cool!

Love your dress. It's so fun and flirty!

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Laura Mitbrodt said...

you look so pretty, I love your dress
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Valentina R said...

Lovely :)

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Perla Sanchez said...

I love the cute village! And the market, what a wonderful experience!

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Alyssa Martinez said...

Great photos, everything is so lovely :)

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Brina S. said...

Adorable photos, cute look! :)

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La Joie de Vivre! said...

fantastic pictures and wonderful location my dear! :D xoxo

Kati said...

What a beautiful place, especially the ducks are too cute!
Thanks so much for your sweet words, they made my day!

Have a wonderful weekend,
-Kati

Nina Kobi said...

Beautiful pictures, especially the ones with flowers. You look very pretty in this dress. Have a lovely weekend. xx

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La Travelera said...

Thank you sweetie! XXX

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carolina g. ticala said...

Very nice dress!kiss ☺

carolina g. ticala said...

Very nice dress!kiss ☺