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Incredible Destinations in Turkey: Exploring the Hidden Gems

Introducing the stunning resort and ancient ruins of Side, located in southern Turkey, is Mick Scarsbrook, or as many know him, Mick Amca. With a wealth of knowledge and experience from living in Turkey for over 20 years, Mick is the perfect guide to showcase the beauty and history of this incredible destination.

Side is a picturesque resort town that perfectly combines relaxation and exploration. Its sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters, and luxurious resorts make it a popular choice for tourists looking to unwind and soak up the sun. But what sets Side apart is the remarkable ancient ruins that are scattered throughout the town.

Venturing into the ruins, you’ll find yourself transported back in time. From the majestic Temple of Apollo and the grandeur of the Athena Temple to the well-preserved theater and Roman baths, every step you take reveals a fascinating piece of history.

To make your visit even more unforgettable, Mick provides the opportunity to learn Turkish through his short and easy lessons. By immersing yourself in the local language, you’ll be able to communicate with the friendly locals and truly experience the culture and hospitality of Turkey.

But what about the gear Mick uses to capture all the incredible moments? He relies on top-notch camera equipment such as the Lumix GH5, Sony AX53, Lumix FZ2000, GoPro, DJi Mavic 2 Pro, and DJi Mavic Air (small compact drone) to capture the beauty of Side in stunning detail.

If you’re worried about pesky mosquitos during your visit, Mick recommends using Jungle Formula mosquito repellent to keep those insects at bay.

For more information and to plan your visit, check out the links provided. You can browse through recommendations on Tripadvisor and find the perfect accommodation on Airbnb. Stay tuned as these links will soon be added in English for your convenience.

So join Mick Amca on an unforgettable journey through the resort and ruins of Side, southern Turkey. It’s a destination that offers the perfect blend of relaxation, exploration, and cultural immersion.