Day 1 - Antalya Old Town Harbour, a last look, tomorrow we transfer to Fethiye over to the east.
Day 2 - the route of today's walk.
Day 2 - Looking over Fethiye Old Town
Day 2 - Rock tombs carved into the cliffs, common in this area.
Day 2 - Rock tombs
Day 2 - Late afternoon in Fethye and each cafe is full of people (mainly men) playing board games, here it is Backgammon
Day 2 - A cunningly grown tree with decorative trunk at the central square in Fethiye
Day 2 - Atatürk Statue in Fethiye's new town square
Day 2 - A colourful group of girls chat in the main square Fethiye
Day 3 - this day's route.
Day 3 - These sarcophagi are typical and are found in profusion across this area. They have all been robbed but most of the damage was no doubt caused by devastating earth quakes in the first millennium AD.
Day 3 - We came across these women outside their house making their traditional winter soup, a spicy concoction which when finished is dried in the sun and blocks of it kept for use through the winter until their gardens can supply fresh food in spring.
Day 3 - Today we stopped for lunch at a local wayside house where we ate salad and pancakes washed down with Chai, the strong Turkish tea served in small glasses.
Day 4 - Today's walk
Day 4 - The official start of the Lycian - or Likyan - Way. From left to right are Baz the local guide, Peter Watts the Ramblers walk leader, and Racep the owner/driver of our bus for the holiday.
Day 4 - The whole group.
Day 4 - The real start of the Likyan Way, Turkey's famous long distance path and one of the spectacular walks of the world.
Day 4 - looking down on Oludeniz, infinity and beyond!
Day 4 - spectacular mountain scenery, the pale rock looking for all the world like snow.
Day 4 - it does what it says on the tin!
Day 5 - Today's walk
Day 5 - The view out of the coach window approaching the stunning 'Butterfly Valley'
Day 5 - The back of Butterfly Valley - note what looks like a footpath on the right hand cliff - not for the faint-hearted!
Day 5 - The view of the valley from the viewpoint, the road can be seen below the radio tower on the right hand side.
Day 5 - Another mountain, I'm afraid I can't name it.
Day 5 - the standard mark denoting the Likyan Way, with my elegant footwear making an appearance.
Day 5 - Keeping cool in the 30 degree temperatures, this lovely dog belonged to the local guide from another group. We were all surprised and pleased to see how well the cats and dogs are looked after here.
Day 5 - A motorway service area Turkey style. The local lady is manually pressing Oranges or Pomegranates and selling the juice at around 5 Turkish Lira for about 500 ml. A real bargain! Under the tree in the shade she has set out a suite of arm chairs and sofas for customer's comfort.
Day 5 - Bougainvillea flowers add to the alpine feel of some of the settlements up in the hills.
Day 5 - In what is a predominantly Muslim country it is interesting to see vines growing widely as here on the rooftop terrace of this cafe/bar with a view.
Day 5 - two tortoises doing (or attempting to do) what comes naturally!
Day 6 - The route walked today
Day 6 - An early start with smoke trapped by a temperature inversion.
Day 6 - Pinara ruined town.
Day 6 - Pinara theatre
Day 6 - The cliffs at Pinara are riddled with hundreds of burial chambers.
Day 6 - Pinara. These burial chambers are for royalty and VIPs
Day 6 - On to Saklikent Gorge, second largest in Europe after Samaria Gorge in Crete..
Day 6 - Saklikent Gorge
Day 7 - The walk
Day 7 - The masonry of the first century siphonic aqueduct at Delikemmer
Day 7 - One of the component parts of the pipe which formed the siphon. The lipped hole fitted into a counter bored face on the next piece and was sealed to form a pipe. The hole facing the camera allowed farmers on the route to gain access to water supplies by removing the terracotta bung as well as for cleaning and purging purposes.
Day 7 - Unfortunately at this point an Australian woman in our group fell while taking a photo and broke her wrist. She was taken to hospital and was subsequently returned to Australia for further treatment.
Day 7 - The Aqueduct can clearly be seen crossing the valley. On the hills on each side the water follows channels cut into the hillside.
Day 7 - The imposing entrance gate to the coastal city of Patara which lies in ruins over a large area here.