29th September 2013 Yalova to Cam Limani, Heybeliarda (Princes Islands) via Pendik

Nick & Lois Ready for some Local Sightseeing
Nick and Lois Ready for some Local Sightseeing
Another Perfect Day in Yalova
Another Perfect Day in Yalova
A Team of Taxis by the Ferry Terminal was Handy  for Us
A Team of Taxis by the Ferry Terminal was Handy for Us Today
On Our Arrival at Ataturk's  Holiday House by the Sea we were Tempted to take a Buggy Ride
On Our Arrival at Ataturk’s Villa by the Sea we were Tempted to take a Buggy Ride
The Tale of the Moving Villa !!
The Tale of the Moving Villa !!
In 1930 the Revered Ist President of Turkey, Ataturk, had the Villa, which was Built for Him, Moved 4 Metres Instead of Removing a Branch from the Large Plane Tree
In 1930 the Revered Ist President of Turkey, Ataturk had His Villa Moved 4 Metres East Instead of having a Branch Removed from the Large Plane Tree which Stood Nearby
We were Thrilled to have a Private Tour of the Villa
We were Thrilled to have a Private Tour of the Villa
This Famous Ashtray was given to Ataturk by Hitler
This Famous Ashtray was given to Ataturk by Hitler
The Meeting Room of the Villa Overlooking the Marmara Sea
The Meeting Room of the Villa Overlooking the Marmara Sea
Here we are on the Upstairs Terrace of Ataturk's Villa
Here we are on the Upstairs Terrace of Ataturk’s Villa
The branches from the Plane Tree Again are Growing Close to Ataturk's Villa
The Branches from the Plane Tree Again are Growing Close to Ataturk’s Villa
Nick Enjoying the Scenery !
Nick Enjoying the Scenery !
The Villa is an Ideal Setting for Wedding Photos
The Villa is an Ideal Setting for Wedding Photos
Another Bride Arrives!
Another Bride Arrives!
The Turkish Flag is Prominent Everywhere in Turkey
The Turkish Flag is Prominent Everywhere in Turkey
Our Next Stop is Termal which is a Beautiful Thermal Area in the Hills near Yalova
Our Next Stop is Termal which is a Beautiful Thermal Area in the Hills near Yalova
The Gardens and the Park s of the Area are all Wonderfully Kept
The Gardens and the Parks of the Area are all Wonderfully Kept
There are many Nice Hotels in the Area
There are many Nice Hotels in the Area
We also Visit the Sudusen Waterfall near Termal, Yalova
We also Visit the Sudusen Waterfall near Termal, Yalova
Our Friends seem to be Enjoying our Little Excursion Today
Our Friends seem to be Enjoying our Little Excursion Today
Keen Salesmen with their Natural Honey and Golden Pollen
Keen Salesmen with their Natural Honey and Golden Pollen
The Fertile Hills of the Yalova Province
The Fertile Hills of the Yalova Province
Horses and Donkeys are still used for Lugging Goods from Place to Place
Horses and Donkeys are still used for Lugging Goods from Place to Place
Once back at the Marina we make our Departure
Once back at the Marina we make our Departure
Nick seems Relaxed Enjoying the Warm Weather
Nick seems Relaxed Enjoying the Warm Weather
Heading North Towards Pendik Once again
Heading North Towards Pendik the Cruising Conditions are Perfect
Ric Thought our Guests would Enjoy a Brief Excursion to the Boat Show
Ric thought our Guests would Enjoy a Brief Excursion to the Boat Show
While I look after the Tangaroa, Ric takes Nick and Lois by Dinghy to View the Boats
While I look after the Tangaroa, Ric takes Nick and Lois by Dinghy to View the Boats
They seem Genuinely Dwarfed by this Large Super Yacht
They seem Genuinely Dwarfed by this Large Super Yacht
The Istanbul Boat Show
The Istanbul Boat Show
While Waiting I make the most of the Scenery
While Waiting I make the most of the Scenery
No Shortage of Colourful Trawlers to Photograph
No Shortage of Colourful Trawlers to Photograph
The Late Afternoon Sun is Perfect Today
The Late Afternoon Sun is Perfect Today
I Love the Rusty Ones!!!
I Love the Rusty Ones!!!
Once back on Board we  Depart pendik for the Short Journey to the Princes Islands for the Night
Once back on Board we Depart Pendik for the Short Journey to the Princes Islands for the Night
Friendly Folk Returning after a Day out Cruising
Friendly Folk Returning after a Day out Cruising
Fishing is Definitely  a Favourite Pastime of many of the Locals of the Area
Fishing is Definitely a Favourite Pastime of many of the Locals of the Area
The Marmara Sea Apparently has an Abundance of Fish that Travel down the Bosphorus from the Black Sea
The Marmara Sea Apparently has an Abundance of Fish that Travel down the Bosphorus from the Black Sea
The Princes Islands has some Amazing Houses for the Rich and Famous of Turkey
The Princes Islands has some Amazing Houses for the Rich and Famous of Turkey
Back to our Favourite Bay, Cam Limani on Heybeliada Is
Back to our Favourite Bay, Cam Limani on Heybeliada Is
Our Guests will Sleep Well Tonight after such a Busy Day !!
Our Guests will Sleep Well Tonight after such a Busy Day !!

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