Scenery Sunday : Life in Ayder, Turkey

A small town in the area of the Kaçkar Mountains in Turkey reminded me of the beauty of the Swiss Alps – without the exorbitant prices. It is within the Kaçkar Dağları Milli Parkı so park fees are charged to each vehicle entering the area.

The Kaçkar Mountains are unlike anything I have seen so far in other parts of Turkey. It is in the north east part of Turkey close to the Black Sea. Due to the higher elevation, the temperature is much cooler. I actually had to put on a jacket!

Ayder is quaint, friendly, mountainous, affordable thermal bath, lush forests, hiking trails and plenty of waterfalls.
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Scenery Sunday: Delphi, Greece

Quaint little town which exists because of the archeological ruins of Delphi.

The mountain air is fresh.

The views stunning.

People smiles.

Opposite of the scorching sun I’ve been under in Athens. The hoards of tourists are gone.

The birds and insects sings after the rain.
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