Photos

Photographer's Note

The town of Bodrum is founded on the ancient Halicarnassus, one of the most famous cities antiguity.The archaeological evidences in the museum reflect a past of five thousand years in Bodrum and it is neighborhood.The region, as it can be understood from the various artifacts displayed , was invaded throughtout the centuries by many civilizations. The invaders came mainly from the islands to the region called Caria in the antique age.The region of Caria included the the province of Muğla and part of what is Aydın today Anatolia, then also, was divided into many regions. According to the writers of antiquity, Caria extended from the Menderes river in the west to the Dalaman creek in the east. The native inhabitants of the region were the Carians and the Legians.In the Iliad, Homer mentios the Carians as the inhabitants of Anatolia and allias of the Trojans againts the Greeks.
***************************
Akyarlar offers good camping sites and is an ideal place for wind surfing. It has marvelous scenery of the Greek islands and it has safe and sandy beaches for children. Several cafes and a tiny harbor welcome the visitors. Those looking for an accommodation have camping facilities and inexpensive pensions at this quite place.

HaBeMa has marked this note useful

Photo Information
  • Copyright: mete kislal (metek) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 593 W: 28 N: 282] (2997)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2006-05-19
  • Categories: Event
  • Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
  • More Photo Info: view
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2006-11-08 6:00
Viewed: 853
Points: 8
Discussions
Additional Photos by mete kislal (metek) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 593 W: 28 N: 282] (2997)
View More Pictures
explore TREKEARTH