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One week in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

  1. Day 1 - 2: Turkey, Side
  2. Day 3: Turkey, Manavgat
  3. Day 4: Turkey, Jeep Safari in mountains*
  4. Day 5: Turkey, Boat tour Manavgat
  5. Day 6: Turkey, Back to Side ruins
  6. Day 7: Turkey, Alanya

One week in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains, part 3:


Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains:

One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

The day before we booked a Jeep Safari and now in the morning we are ready to go.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

A big Jeep and a very narrow bridge.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

Our first glimpse of the aqueducts that bring the water in to ancient Side.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

We read that the water supplies are 32 km long! A system of aqueducts and tunnels.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

The Jeep is open so we had a free view out, but the roads are jumpy so it was a bit shaky.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

If we had want we could had our own Jeep to drive, but we preferred to be driven so we could take photos.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

Now we heading to the hydro power station higher up in the mountains.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

This is the Face Mountain, maybe you see why? The nose is the highest point in the middle.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

Our Jeep is a robust Land Rover, English built.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

Time for a brake and have something to drink.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


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One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

Ant nest, or?


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

More of the aqueducts, this part was very well preserved, it runs all over the valley.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

Entrence to Oymapinar hydro power station.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

The dam is 185 meter high and was built in 1984.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

The overflow outcast.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

300 millions cubic meters of water.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

It was from nearby here the Romans connected their aqueducts to get fresh water down to Side.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

And now a lunch!


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


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One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

As usual when we eat we have a view over water, it looks that the water level  can go up and down several meters.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

Next stop on our Jeep Safari was a park with animals, but we were tired and just sat down outside.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains

Our last stop, the wonderful waterfall at Manavgat river north of town.


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Jeep Safari in Manavgat mountains


One week travel in Turkey, Side

Back to Side.


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One week travel in Turkey, Side


One week travel in Turkey, Side

We took a long walk along the beach.


One week travel in Turkey, Side


One week travel in Turkey, Side

Back in old center and the contrast from modern restaurants.


One week travel in Turkey, Side


One week travel in Turkey, Side

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