Cirali Ugur Pansiyon was a fantastic place to stay for our week on the Turquoise Coast. Run by a family, their friendliness and willingness to answer our questions was greatly appreciated. ... more
a sweet and simple pension nice family-run vibe VERY relaxed. wireless internet was a bit troublesome as i couldn't get it in my room, but the eating/outdoor/reception area was a lovely chilled place to enjoy a tea and get online if i needed it. about a 10 min walk to the beach. ... more
Eternal flame of Olympus
At Cirali there are about 30 flames burning between the rocks on Mount Olympos (the site used to be called the eternal flame). Each is the size of a small fire, maybe a foot high, and the area smells like propane (not entirely surprisingly). The flame is part of folklore going back thousands of years, so ...
Posted in Overland for 8 Months by chrisvasil
And Then There Was Mustafa
It’s my turn now to describe our encounter with Mustafa and his family. Mustafa is 27 years old. He runs the Yoruk Restaurant in Cirali on the Mediterranean coast along with his mother, father ...
Posted in Turkey Travels 2012 by hbwatson