Articles Tagged 'Turkey'

10 Cappadocia Travel Tips for Equestrians

Travel Tips — March 13, 2015
Cappadocia horseback riding travels take you through exotic terrain for history, culture, food and adventure! by Darley Newman If you’re into exotic adventures on horseback, Cappadocia, Turkey is a fascinating destination to explore. It was on my bucket list for horseback riding vacations and I’ve since been back twice to… Read more »

Turquoise Riviera Ghost Town of Kayakoy

Darley's Travel Blog — August 5, 2014
Read about one of the most unusual destinations that I've explored on horseback... Kayakoy by Darley Newman Kayaköy was once home to thousands of Anatolian Greeks... today it is deserted. Having trekked to ancient cities in Turkey’s lesser-visited interior, I was excited to explore the more popular beach destinations along… Read more »

Turkey Underground City with video

Darley's Travel Blog — April 21, 2012
Travel through an underground city in Guzelyurt in this Equitrekking travel video by Darley Newman In the small village of Guzelyurt, we rode horses through a more colorful part of the village, paying attention to the intricate carvings on some of the homes. Many of the homes in the village are… Read more »

Turkey- Kayaköy, Lycian Coast

Darley's Travel Blog — April 20, 2012
Horse ride and explore the abandoned ghost city of Kayakoy in Turkey by Darley Newman The deserted city of Kayakoy outside of Fethiye in Turkey is one of the spookiest places I've explored. Norma from Perma Ranch takes small groups on day and week long riding excursions from Perma Ranch,… Read more »

Turkey- Güzelyurt Horseback Riding

Darley's Travel Blog — April 19, 2012
Meet the locals of Guzelyurt, an off the beaten path village in Cappadocia by Darley Newman An introduction to Guzelyurt  Güzelyurt is a part of Turkey, which has not been totally discovered by tourists, allowing travelers who do make it here to see Turks living a traditional lifestyle. We’re riding… Read more »

Turkey- Horse Riding Kiliclar Valley, Cappadocia

Darley's Travel Blog — April 18, 2012
Horse ride the beautiful Red and Rose Valleys in Cappadocia, Turkey by Darley Newman We've spent many days riding through Cappadocia's fairy chimney valleys in Central Turkey, and I don't think we'll run out of trails anytime soon. The scenery changed today on our ride through Kiliclar Valley on our… Read more »

Turkey- Avanos Markets and Pottery

Darley's Travel Blog — March 13, 2012
If you love shopping local, check out the market scene in Turkey and tour the markets of Avanos in Cappadocia with me. by Darley Newman Every Friday in Avanos, a Cappadocia village known for its pottery and situated on the Red River, there is a large market where everything from… Read more »

Horse Riding in Cavusin Village Travel Video

Darley's Travel Blog — March 24, 2011
Ride horses into the authentic Turkish village of Cavusin by Darley Newman Cavusin’s old rock homes and churches are carved into a large high, cliff. The way that they are situated makes the formation look like a dilapidated castle.    The Village Horse Ride Today, Ahmet of Kirkit Voyage and… Read more »

Equitrekking Travel’s Turkey Vacation in the News

Darley's Travel Blog — January 24, 2011
The rock castle loomed on the horizon. We nodded in knowing silence, our horses sensing the excitement. “Lay siege” I yelled, as we urged our mounts forward.    “Attack!” bellowed my husband as we galloped along an ancient road. So starts out Susan Seligman's article in the weekend's Albuquerque Journal.… Read more »

Turkey- Guzelyurt

Darley's Travel Blog — July 4, 2010
Güzelyurt is a village in Cappadocia in Central Turkey, which has not been totally discovered by tourists or the modern world, allowing travelers who do make it here to see Turks living a traditional lifestyle. Traveling through the village on horseback, I felt more in touch with the people, many… Read more »