Marmaris National Park

Marmaris National Park

We decided to sleep in after yesterday’s long day. At least we tried to. Unfortunately, our Airbnb is located right next to a mosque, so we were woken up at 6AM, but luckily, we managed to fall back to sleep. The day really didn’t start until noon as it was raining off and on all morning.

Went for home cooked meal at a lokantasi for under $10, and decided to check out the Marmaris National Park that I found on Google Maps this morning.

The park is about a 10-minute walk from the Netsel marina.

The section of the park that was accessible to us on foot was quite small, but it did offer a reprieve from the town. It is unclear if there’s a fee to access the park because we walked by an unmanned booth.

Tree-lined road
Boardwalks meander through the trees
Beautiful green that we don’t get to see in the dry Southern California area
Boardwalk led us to the coastline
A nice view of the islands and coastline in the distance

The entire trip to the park only took about an hour, but it was a nice little getaway from the hubbub.

A massive bronze octopus in the marina
Meet “Patience” and “Fortitude” of the Marmaris marina (for those not in the know, Patience and Fortitude are the names of the NYC public library lions)

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