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Walking the Lycian Way

Walking the Lycian Way in Turkey. Wonderful history coming to life.

In front of me are small bowls of eggs, olives, tomato salad, bread and home-made goat’s cheese. I’m in the mountains in South West Turkey, at almost 2000m, and a shepherd is sharing her breakfast with me. This is one of the many joys of walking the Lycian Way in Turkey, a 330 mile long distance route on Roman roads, old footpaths and mule trails. It starts in Fethiye and ends in Antalya, running between the mountains and the sea, and it takes over a month to walk.

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