06 Jul - 08 Jul 2005 Alanya

Eastern Mediterranean Sea
Republic of Turkey
Pamphylian Coast
Gulf of Antalya
SY "Kamu II" at anchor, off the octagonal Red Tower (Kizil Kule), opposite the five vaulted galleries of the Seljuk naval dockyard (Tersane), on sand and rocks.

Click below for a bird's-eye view of our anchorage:

Click here for a summary of this year's travels:
2005 Map

Taking pleasure in the stunning views from as well as exploring the old kale (fortress), built (by a Syrian military engineer, Ali Bey of Aleppo, to make the fortress rock, which is nearly 250 m above the sea, impregnable) on top of the bold promontory which in ancient times was known as Calonoros, the "Good Mountain", and later, when it became a pirate stronghold, as Coracesium, the "Crow's Nest".