New edition of the original and authorised guide book to Turkey’s first long-distance walking trail from Fethiye to Antalya – the Lycian Way.
The book has all the info you need to plan your trek, detailed descriptions and times for each section, altitude diagrams, info about historic places and the climb of Mt Olympos. It describes the twons and villages including Kalkan, Kaş, Myra, Adrasan, Çıralı.
This new edition has 2 days extra walking and incorporates all the latest route changes. The map is new and improved and the book is designed to complement the new i-phone app and the website.
Sarah Juckes, Completely Novel ‘Beautifully written. I remember finding it difficult to stop reading Ayşe’s Trail . . . and think this is definitely a title to watch.’
Hugh Pope, Today’s Zaman ‘Atulya K. Bingham has breathed new life into one of Turkey’s most beautiful surviving outposts of accessible mountain wilderness.’
Ayşe, a 38-year-old mother from Istanbul, decides to tackle the Lycian Way in southern Turkey. She has never camped alone before. As she strikes out into Lycia’s ancient forests, she is on a quest to leave behind the past and find her own truth. But the Lycian Way is steeped in memories. Unknown to Ayşe, as she clambers over the precipices of the Mediterranean coast and through its lost cities, she is walking in someone else’s footsteps. 2500 years earlier, when Lycia was an independent state and worshipped the Goddess Leto, the Persian general Harpagos was stomping along the very same road in a bid to take over the ancient world.
Based on the true story of Ayşe Metin and the history of hearsay and half-truths that is the life of General Harpagos.
An 800km walking path exploring the southwest coast.
The first guide book to Turkey’s major new long-distance walking trail – the coastal Carian Trail. The route is broken into six regions with a total of 45 walking sections in the areas of Bodrum, Milas, Muğla, Datça, Bozburun and Dalyan.
The book has lots of photos of the coast and trail, all the info you need to plan your trek, detailed descriptions and times for each section, info about historic places along the route and the facilities in each village or town.
This edition is the product of 5 years work on this extensive trail. The map is new and the book is complemented by the website (with GPS points).