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Turunç Diary - October 2016

After 30 diaries, our mystery diarist is finally hanging up her camera and keyboard!

We couldn't let her 'retirement' pass without a huge "thank you" for keeping us informed and entertained through the winter months.  As a small memento, enjoy this selection of pictures from the nearly 400 she has posted over the past six years.

 

Republic Day -November 2010
New shop units on the main street
Tree felling on the mountain road
Reconstruction of the river wall nears completion
Getting the boats out of the water - stage 1: line up!
Village Wedding
Storm damage at Turunç Harbour
Turunç Ladies Group - making that famous Turunç marmalade
Work begins on the new river footbridge
Flooded fields near the (old) market
High tides at Turunç beach
It finally happened! Migros comes to Turunç
The main street in Turunç
Building undereway at the new Turunç Hotel
Intrepid swimmers!
Work continues on the foundations for the new Turunç Hotel
The village festooned with flags of the rival political parties - CHP (left) and AKP (right) - ahead of the upcoming elections
Two new additions to the village population
Olive-picking time
Torrential rain in early December floods the main street
Work continues on the new hotel
Wild weather at Turunç beach
Work underway either side of the canal near Körfez Restaurant
The rumoured A101 mini-market premises
Changeable weather - Sunshine - February 24th 2016

 

Our diarist may have retired but the "Dedikodu Kız" name lives on! Expect news and gossip from our new diarist before the end of the year!

 

Hugh Evans