|Ceramic souvenirs hung on the side-walk wall|
Bodrum, a popular coastal town in Turkey, was once the home of the famous Greek historian, Herodotus. Today, the famous and the affluent come to Bodrum and names like Tom Hanks, Jeniffer Lopez, Nicole Kidman, Prince El Hassan of Jordan and Zidane are said to have chosen Bodrum as their vacation spot. The town has an airport which is well connected to other parts of the world. There are direct flights to London and that makes Bodrum quite popular among the British holiday makers. The bustling streets of Bodrum and packed with tourists from all over the world.
|These little miniatures of Bodrum houses are wonderful souvenirs|
|The yellow cab in town that takes you everywhere around Bodrum|
There are many yellow cabs waiting for customers in front of Gulet hotel and transportation is not a problem at all.
There are other villages on the southern coast of Bodrum and dreamy beaches such as Gumbet, Akyarlar, Ortakent, Karaincir and Bitez. As we drove along the coastal roads from Milas to Bodrum, we could see the myriad colors of the translucent water, from darkest blue to the palest turquoise.
|The blue sky compliments the deep blue sea|
|Many restaurants along the seafront|
|Souvenirs shops open till late night|
|Hadigari Night Club beside the Bodrum Mosque|
|The mosque is right in the center of Bodrum|
|The Bodrum mosque is in the middle of the "sizzling" spot in Bodrum|
|Yachts in the marina|
|Some of these yachts are for rental|
|Dates tree in the middle of the town|
|White-washed houses dotted the hills in Bodrum|
|Lovely view at sunset|
|Souvenirs shop decorated with sea theme items|
|Famous Pide (Pizza) Shop in town|