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Aspendos Opera Night

Seeing an opera performed in the ancient theater of Aspendos is a unique experience.

Sandland 2011

I took my son to the Lara area of Antalya to pay my yearly visit to the latest version of Sandland where artists build models of sand depicting various themes. This year it was Movies.
Leyla's Party Gig

Leylas Birthday Party

Nob Stewart performs a poem and a song at his friend Leyla's Birthday Party in Antalya. There were mainly Turkish people in the crowd so it was a challenge.

Tahtali Cable Car Ride

Callie and myself paid a visit to the Cable Car which takes you to the top of the 2,500 metre mountain in Antalya called Tahtali.

UFO Museum

I took my son to Migros Shopping Centre and was very surprised to see a Trailer with all kinds of UFO and Alien stuff sitting outside the Mall.

Antalya Artist – Başir Kasumov

About a year ago I discovered this artist workshop. His name is Başir Kasumov and he was keen to point out that he had studied at a famous Art Academy in Moscow.

Clay Model Maker

I was getting a tour from Deniz a street man in Kaleiçi in Antalya and he took me to a workshop of a man who makes Clay Models of people in various guises.

Kaleici’s History, as told by Deniz

While I was walking around Kaleiçi in Antalya I bumped in Deniz or rather he bumped into me. I interview him in a local mosque about Islam and Antalya History.

Antalyaspor Match

I went along with my Step Father to watch Antalyaspor play agains Eskisehirspor at their Stadium in the centre of town. There are plans to build a new stadium.

Kite Day

A few expats and Turkish friends got together on Konyaalti Beach one afternoon to attempt to fly some Kites....with 'attempt' being the operative word.