Friday, 19 July 2013

Holiday in Turkey

turkey holiday
I have returned from my trip to Turkey! But my head and legs still think I am aboard a boat! The last two mornings I have woken up swaying!

Well, I had a fantastic time and we did loads of exciting stuff as well as having a jolly good relax.

I'll keep it short but sweet by filling you in with bullet points of some of the things we did while we were away;
  • Played the Pirates of the Carribean theme tune loudly whenever we set sail
  • Climbed a rocky island, braving crickets, bees, bunnies and lizards! (can you see us in the second picture below?)
  • Took photos of Chris jumping off the boat.
  • Played at being Columbus by claiming and naming new found lands! 
  • Swam to the shore and collected pretty stones and sea glass.
  • Followed some dolphins!
  • Ate delicious mezze's.
  • Lost a flip flop and a camera when jumping off the back of the boat - and then managed to retrieve them in a dramatic James Bond-esque style.
  • Went on a night-time trip in Douglas the Dingy.
  • Celebrated Chris's Mum's Birthday with lots of sparklers!
  • Saw lampshades made of funnels, buckets and straw hats!
  • Got sick for 3 nights in a row and had to rent a hotel room. This is becoming a trend, which you might notice if you read last years holiday post. It's not really a holiday unless you're sick, right?
jumping in the sea
nail design and sea glass
dolphin
dolphins
mezze
funnel lamp shadesdinner time
Laura xXx



15 comments:

  1. Beautiful photos. Laughing so much at the bit about the POTC theme tune, it must have made everything feel so epic.

    Hayley
    Water Painted Dreams
    xxx

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    1. It did! Although it made me want to do some swashbuckling too, which was probably quite dangerous! :o

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  2. What a fantastic looking/sounding holiday! I laughed out loud at the idea of you playing the PotC theme tune every time you set off. How funny :) xx p.s. also love that you named the dingy!

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    1. All dingy's need a name! Right? :)

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  3. looks like an amazing holiday!! Hope the camera's ok xxx

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    1. Luckily it was my Dad's camera and he had it in a clear pouch that was made for keeping the camera safe under water, otherwise i'm sure we'd have never seen it again!

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  4. Gorgeous photos Laura, it looks like an amazing holiday! Your nails looks absolutely beautiful in the photo with the sea glass- such a nice colour combo! Glad you had fun :) xxx

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  5. Sorry about the sickness. Love the dolphin photos

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  6. I hope you're fully recovered from the sickness.

    Those dolphins! *squeal*

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  7. Jealous! Ive always wanted to see Dolphins!! The amount of times Ive had boat trips to see them is unreal. Looked like an awesome trip - very restful :) I do the same by the way. Have to take a stone with me from the beach with the intention to collecting them. Never do! tehe.
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  8. Looks like you had the most fabulous time! I love your photos, they are just so good! Xx
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  9. WOW! It looks like you had a fabulous time! :)

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  10. This looks amazing! I would love to swim in the ocean right now!

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  11. Beautiful pictures Laura...

    Amazing place to visit.
    International Tour Package

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