Wednesday, June 10, 2009

images of bodrum

Last weekend I ran off to Bodrum and had an even better time than the last visit. The weather was absolutely perfect and more restaurants were open, as the season is about to hit full swing. I went on a boat trip to the most glorious swimming spots in the clearest, most turquoise water I have ever seen.

As you can see, I thoroughly enjoyed my fish. Never be put off by a fish served whole— lots of people get squeamish when they see the head still on. Just cover it with your lettuce or something because there is nothing like Turkish grilled fish. The skin is the best part, crispy and bursting with flavour, while the meat is very subtle and practically melts in your mouth. Turkish fish dishes are all about experiencing the fish's natural flavour; you'll seldom see a fish served with sauce, which is probably why I could never get into tartar sauce.

Bodrum is known for its handmade sandals, and just about every other shop is a leather sandal shop. Naturally, I picked up a pair.

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Anna Denise said...

Oh wow!!!! That looks amazing and those sandals are to die for!!!!

szaza said...

Thanks! It was love at first sight, and I wish I was able to buy more— they came in the most wonderful colours.