Originally Posted by jvlassak
Last time I was in Turkey, some twenty five years ago, I found people very friendly and hospitable.
I sailed there in 1985 (Datca to Fethiye), 1987 (Marmaris to Kekova), 1988 (Datca to Iassos). That was in flotilla with the Yacht Cruising Association, a precursor to Sunsail.
I found the locals to be fantastic. After we got anchored, someone from the local taverna would row out and ask if we were coming for dinner. They would pick us up and the appointed time and take us back to boat afterwards.
It is still my favourite.