The Turkish Daily News. An English-language newspaper in Turkey.
Gulet. A type of sailing vessel traditional on the Turkish Mediterranean coast.
Blue Cruise. Sailing on the Turkish Mediterranean coast. Rudy’s Blue Cruise on sailboat called Ilayda.
Bodrum. Coastal city in popular tourist area of southwestern Turkey.
Antalya. City and province on the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Turkey.
Knidos (Cnidus). Ancient Greek Anatolian and Dorian city and port on the Datca peninsula famous for archeological ruins including a temple and statue of Aphrodite. Now also known as “Tekir.”
Datça. City, district, and peninsula on southwestern coast of Turkey.
Aegean. The eastern Mediterranean sea and area between Greece and Turkey.
Temple of Aphrodite. The Knidos Temple of Aphrodite is known for is former statue of the Greek goddess Aphrodite, an inspiration for later statues of Aphrodite or Venus.
Uluburun. Southwestern Turkey location of a 14th-century BC shipwreck.
Bodrum Underwater Museum. Museum in the town of Bodrum that includes extensive displays of the Uluburun shipwreck.
Kas. A town on the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Turkey.
Kalkan. A town on the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Turkey.
Dalyan. A town on the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Turkey.
Caunos or Kaunos. Southwestern Turkey site of ancient tombs.
Simena. Town on Mediterranean coast of southwestern Turkey and site of Lycian ruins.
Myra. An ancient Lycian town now called Kale in southwestern Turkey. It is the location of ancient Myra in Atalya Province.
Pergamum or Pergamon. Ancient Greek city-state in Bergama area of Western Turkey.
Aspendos. Southwestern Turkey archeological site famous for its well-preserved amphitheater.